Fort Atkinson, WI
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Fort Atkinson, 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

The crime rate in Fort Atkinson is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Fort Atkinson is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Fort Atkinson is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Wisconsin, Fort Atkinson has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Fort Atkinson compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Fort Atkinson with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Fort Atkinson's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Fort Atkinson 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 Fort Atkinson.

For Fort Atkinson, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Fort Atkinson than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1243, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fort Atkinson's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Fort Atkinson a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Fort Atkinson is one in 54.

Fort Atkinson Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Fort Atkinson Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

231

241

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.80

18.59

19.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Fort Atkinson 0.80
Wisconsin 3.06

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,243

in Fort Atkinson

1 in 327

in Wisconsin

Fort Atkinson VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,426
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.16 0.64

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
Fort Atkinson 18.59
Wisconsin 19.74

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Fort Atkinson

1 in 51

in Wisconsin

Fort Atkinson Property CRIMES

Population: 12,426
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 204 4
Rate per 1,000 1.85 16.42 0.32

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

Fort Atkinson Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Fort Atkinson 41
Wisconsin 21