Columbus, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
40
Total Crimes
794.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-69.08%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Columbus, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Columbus is 794.1 per 100,000 people. That's -69.08% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -57.20% lower than the Wisconsin total crime rate of 1,855.3 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

Columbus SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
7

How Does Columbus Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Columbus
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 40 794.1 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 12 238.2 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 19 377.2 295.4 368.9
Burglary 1 19.9 242.5 376.0
Larceny 19 377.2 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 1 19.9 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 21 416.9 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Columbus

19
Violent Crimes
377.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
2.25%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 265.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Columbus is 377.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.25% higher than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 27.67% higher than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Columbus

21
Property Crimes
416.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-81.05%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 239.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Columbus each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Columbus is 416.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -81.05% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -73.27% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Columbus Crime Compared To Wisconsin Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Wisconsin.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Columbus

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Sun Prairie, WI 33,390 703 2,105.4 2,024.6 80.9
Watertown, WI 23,628 266 1,125.8 931.1 194.7
Beaver Dam, WI 16,394 264 1,610.3 1,457.9 152.5
Deforest, WI 10,557 107 1,013.5 928.3 85.3
Cottage Grove, WI 7,024 27 384.4 299.0 85.4
Lake Mills, WI 5,925 23 388.2 236.3 151.9
Waterloo, WI 3,337 32 958.9 719.2 239.7
Fall River, WI 1,703 2 117.4 0.0 117.4
Rio, WI 1,040 3 288.5 288.5 0.0
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