Dodgeville, WI
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Dodgeville, 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

Dodgeville has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dodgeville is 1 in 60. How does Dodgeville fare compared to other communities in Wisconsin of all population sizes? Dodgeville's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% of Wisconsin communities.

However, when you compare Dodgeville to other communities of similar population, then Dodgeville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Dodgeville does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Dodgeville 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 Dodgeville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Dodgeville occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Dodgeville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 465. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Dodgeville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Dodgeville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Dodgeville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Dodgeville 2.15
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 465

in Dodgeville

1 in 327

in Wisconsin


Population: 4,652
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 * 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.64 0.00 1.50
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.


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)

Dodgeville 14.62
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Dodgeville

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Dodgeville Property CRIMES

Population: 4,652
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 57 1
Rate per 1,000 2.15 12.25 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

Dodgeville Crimes Per Square Mile

Dodgeville 20
Wisconsin 21

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