DeForest, WI
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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DeForest, WI crime analytics


DeForest is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (72%) and also has a lower crime rate than 57% of the communities in Wisconsin, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in DeForest is one in 105 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime 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

72

(100 is safest)


Safer than 72% of U.S. Cities

DeForest Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

78

91

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.36

8.17

9.53

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
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
DeForest VIOLENT CRIMES
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
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
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

Crime
DeForest 12
Wisconsin 21

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