Fitchburg, WI
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Fitchburg, 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

Fitchburg has an overall crime rate of 16 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 Fitchburg is 1 in 61. How does Fitchburg fare compared to other communities in Wisconsin of all population sizes? Fitchburg's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of Wisconsin communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Fitchburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg 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 Fitchburg.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Fitchburg's violent crime rate is 2 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 Fitchburg is one in 636.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Fitchburg; 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.

Fitchburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

46

(100 is safest)


Safer than 46% of U.S. Cities

Fitchburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

413

457

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.57

14.75

16.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fitchburg 1.57
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 636

in Fitchburg

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Fitchburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,996
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 * 15 25
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.11 0.54 0.89
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Fitchburg 14.75
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 68

in Fitchburg

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Fitchburg Property CRIMES

Population: 27,996
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 323 13
Rate per 1,000 2.75 11.54 0.46

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

Fitchburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fitchburg 13
Wisconsin 21