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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 67%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)844 (estimate)1,7652,489
Murdern/an/an/a3.05.0
Rapen/an/an/a38.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a51.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a200.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)140 (estimate)293379
Burglaryn/an/an/a217.6340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a126.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)704 (estimate)1,4712,110

Key findings

  • Sauk City crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Sauk City are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Sauk City you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Sauk City is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Sauk City has decreased by 5%

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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 714
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sauk City is 1 in 143
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Sauk City is 1 in 119

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

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      Lake Wisconsin, WI4,38876382458
      Dane, WI1,04388440527
      Black Earth, WI1,33596483579
      Mazomanie, WI1,74598490588
      Cross Plains, WI3,91492529621
      West Baraboo, WI1,771123617740
      Lodi, WI3,04465782847
      Sauk City, WI3,467140704844

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      Eagle Grove, IA3,4681711,1131,284
      Pomona, NY3,46882313394
      Lake Lakengren, OH3,4651571,1021,259
      North Plymouth, MA3,469174624798
      Tierra Verde, FL3,46972409481
      Sauk City, WI3,467140704844
      Source: The Sauk City, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.