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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 60%
Property crime 64%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSauk City/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)865 (estimate)1,8092,346
Murdern/an/an/a5.36.5
Rapen/an/an/a34.638.4
Robberyn/an/an/a52.873.9
Assaultn/an/an/a230.6279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)155 (estimate)323388
Burglaryn/an/an/a218.5314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,106.11,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a161.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)711 (estimate)1,4861,958

Key findings

  • Sauk City crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sauk City are 60% lower than the national average
  • In Sauk City you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sauk City is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sauk City has increased by 2%

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The Sauk City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sauk City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Sauk City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Sauk City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sauk City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sauk City is 1 in 648
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sauk City is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sauk City is 1 in 116

      Year Over Year Crime In Sauk City (per 100,000 people)

      Sauk City police department

      ItemSauk CityWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Wisconsin

      StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
      Wisconsin24,983456266
      There are a total of 24,983 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 456 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 71% greater than the national average.

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Wisconsin, WI4,38884386470
      Dane, WI1,04397444541
      Black Earth, WI1,335106488594
      Waunakee, WI13,09270532602
      Mazomanie, WI1,745108495603
      West Baraboo, WI1,771136624759
      Prairie du Sac, WI4,2181878601,047
      Sauk City, WI3,467155711865

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      Eagle Grove, IA3,4681951,0901,285
      Pomona, NY3,46883321404
      Lake Lakengren, OH3,4651669911,157
      Tierra Verde, FL3,46973337410
      North Plymouth, MA3,469163557720
      Sauk City, WI3,467155711865
      Source: The Sauk City, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.