Stoughton, WI
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Stoughton has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Stoughton is 1 in 73. How does Stoughton fare compared to other communities in Wisconsin of all population sizes? Stoughton's crime rate is lower than approximately 39% of Wisconsin communities.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Stoughton'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 Stoughton is one in 568.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Stoughton; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Stoughton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

55

(100 is safest)


Safer than 55% of U.S. Cities

Stoughton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

155

178

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.76

11.86

13.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Stoughton 1.76
Wisconsin 3.06
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 568

in Stoughton

1 in 327

in Wisconsin
Stoughton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,067
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 1 19
Rate per 1,000 0.08 0.15 0.08 1.45
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
Stoughton 11.86
Wisconsin 19.74
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Stoughton

1 in 51

in Wisconsin
Stoughton Property CRIMES
Population: 13,067
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 129 2
Rate per 1,000 1.84 9.87 0.15
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

Stoughton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Stoughton 35
Wisconsin 21