DeForest, WI
Crime Rates


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DeForest, WI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, DeForest is safer than 72% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Wisconsin, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than DeForest. If you live in DeForest, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 105. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, DeForest has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, DeForest is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how DeForest does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in DeForest.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that DeForest's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in DeForest is one in 735.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in DeForest is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in DeForest than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 122.

DeForest Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

DeForest Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

DeForest 1.36
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 735

in DeForest

1 in 327

in Wisconsin


Population: 9,550
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.10 1.26


Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

DeForest 8.17
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 122

in DeForest

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

DeForest Property CRIMES

Population: 9,550
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 71 2
Rate per 1,000 0.52 7.43 0.21

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

DeForest Crimes Per Square Mile

DeForest 12
Wisconsin 21

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