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Total crime 7%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 4%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTomah/100k peopleWisconsin/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime217n/a (estimate)2,3071,7652,489
Murder1n/a10.63.05.0
Rape5n/a53.238.842.6
Robbery1n/a10.651.481.6
Assault19n/a202.0200.0250.2
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)276293379
Burglary15n/a159.5217.6340.5
Theft171n/a1,818.01,127.01,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a53.2126.8219.9
Property crime191n/a (estimate)2,0311,4712,110

Key findings

  • Tomah crime rates are 7% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tomah are 27% lower than the national average
  • In Tomah you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tomah is safer than 38% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Tomah has decreased by 4%

Tomah crime map

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The Tomah crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Tomah 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 Tomah crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Tomah (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Tomah for every 100,000 residents. The Tomah total amount of daily crime is 1.31 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.08 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Tomah, is 1.06 times less than the Wisconsin average, and it is 1.37 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Tomah has a daily crime average that is 1.38 times more than the Wisconsin average and 1.04 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Tomah (higher is better)

      How safe is Tomah, Wisconsin compared to other cities in Wisconsin and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Tomah is safer than 15% of the cities in Wisconsin and 38% of the cities in the United States. These results are calculated by analyzing all cities in Wisconsin and across the US as a whole and determining how many areas have a lower crime rate than Tomah. Overall, Tomah is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tomah

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tomah is 1 in 362
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tomah is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tomah is 1 in 44
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Tomah, Wisconsin? If you reside in Tomah, then there is a 1 in 362 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 50. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 44 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tomah.

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

      A good indicator of whether Tomah is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Tomah has increased by 100%, while the property crime rate in Tomah has decreased by 10% year over year. The number of total crimes in Tomah has decreased by 4% year over year.

      Tomah police department

      ItemTomahWisconsinNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)229,355558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.43.3
      There are a total of 22 Tomah police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.2% greater than the Wisconsin average and 26.4% less than the National average.

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Norwalk, WI632000
      Millston, WI1073521,7682,120
      Oakdale, WI2673611,8132,174
      Warrens, WI4553681,8482,217
      Wilton, WI4623851,9352,320
      Melvina, WI523981,9982,396
      Kendall, WI5224032,0242,427
      Tomah, WI9,3802762,0312,307

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Decatur, IN9,3843922,0812,473
      Mount Airy, MD9,376531,2141,267
      New Albany, OH9,384359881,024
      Rockcreek, OR9,3841611,5441,705
      Rochelle, IL9,3852431,2051,448
      Tomah, WI9,3802762,0312,307
      Source: The Tomah, 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.