Reported Annual Crime In Sparta

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122n/a (estimate)1,2552,1282,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSparta/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.03.25.3
Rape6n/a61.736.941.7
Robbery0n/a0.075.098.0
Assault0n/a0.0204.8248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)62320383
Burglary15n/a154.3303.7430.4
Theft96n/a987.61,341.31,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a51.4163.4237.4
Property crime116n/a (estimate)1,1931,8082,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Sparta, WI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 41% lower than the average of crimes committed in Wisconsin. It is also 54% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Sparta, WI shows a crime rate that is 81% lower than the Wisconsin average. The crime rate is also 84% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Sparta, WI is shown to be 34% lower than the Wisconsin average and 49% lower than the national average.
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The Sparta crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Sparta as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Sparta crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sparta is 54% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.44 daily crimes that occur in Sparta.
  • Sparta is safer than 79% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sparta you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sparta has decreased by 42%.

Compare Sparta, WI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Sparta, WI is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Wisconsin and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Sparta, WI are 1.70 times less than the Wisconsin average and 2.19 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Sparta, WI are 5.18 times less than than Wisconsin and 6.20 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Sparta, WI are 1.52 times less than than Wisconsin and 1.98 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Sparta (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Sparta, WI area in comparison to other Wisconsin communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Sparta, WI being safer than 63% of cities in Wisconsin and 79% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Wisconsin cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Sparta, WI. In conclusion, Sparta, WI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sparta

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sparta is 1 in 1621
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sparta is 1 in 84
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sparta is 1 in 80
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Sparta, WI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sparta, WI you have a 1 in 1621 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 80 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sparta, WI.

Year Over Year Crime In Sparta (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Sparta, WI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Sparta, WI has decreased by 60% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 41% year over year. Total crimes for Sparta, WI has decreased by 42% in the same time frame.

Sparta police department

ItemSpartaWisconsinNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)199,355558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.43.3
There are a total of 19 Sparta police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.4% less than the Wisconsin average and 39.3% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Wisconsin

StateTotal offendersWisconsin /100KNational /100K
Wisconsin21,768397222
There are a total of 21,768 sex offenders in Wisconsin. This yields a total of 397 sex offenders in Wisconsin per 100,000 residents which is 79% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Norwalk, WI6320158158
Wilton, WI4620200200
Cashton, WI944182273455
Bangor, WI1,32367605672
West Salem, WI4,949160581741
St. Joseph, WI4593211,8132,133
Rockland, WI6273852,1732,557
Sparta, WI9,659621,1931,255

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Clay, AL9,6593572,0132,370
Roxborough Park, CO9,6572141,5681,782
Eidson Road, TX9,6545973,4844,081
Alamosa, CO9,6714597,1927,651
Cheat Lake, WV9,671123650773
Sparta, WI9,659621,1931,255
Source: The Sparta, WI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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