Jefferson, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
154
Total Crimes
1,920.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.25%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Jefferson, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Jefferson is 1,920.0 per 100,000 people. That's -25.25% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 3.48% higher 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.

Jefferson SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Jefferson
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 154 1,920.0 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 6 74.8 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 13 162.1 295.4 368.9
Burglary 4 49.9 242.5 376.0
Larceny 132 1,645.7 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 5 62.3 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 141 1,757.9 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Jefferson

13
Violent Crimes
162.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-56.07%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 617.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Jefferson each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Jefferson is 162.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -56.07% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -45.14% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Jefferson

141
Property Crimes
1,757.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-20.08%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 56.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Jefferson each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Jefferson is 1,757.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -20.08% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 12.69% higher than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Jefferson 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 Jefferson

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Watertown, WI 23,628 266 1,125.8 931.1 194.7
Oconomowoc, WI 16,850 140 830.9 789.3 41.5
Whitewater, WI 14,561 128 879.1 714.2 164.8
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,495 194 1,552.6 1,352.5 200.1
Lake Mills, WI 5,925 23 388.2 236.3 151.9
Edgerton, WI 5,602 53 946.1 910.4 35.7
Milton, WI 5,585 64 1,145.9 1,038.5 107.4
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