Watertown, WI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
266
Total Crimes
1,125.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-56.17%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Watertown, WI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Watertown is 1,125.8 per 100,000 people. That's -56.17% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -39.32% 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.

Watertown SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Watertown
/ 100k People
Wisconsin
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 266 1,125.8 1,855.3 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 3.0 5.0
Robbery 4 16.9 60.0 86.2
Aggravated Assault 31 131.2 193.7 246.8
Violent Crime 46 194.7 295.4 368.9
Burglary 30 127.0 242.5 376.0
Larceny 185 783.0 1,168.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 5 21.2 148.5 228.9
Property Crime 220 931.1 1,559.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Watertown

46
Violent Crimes
194.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.23%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 513.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Watertown each year. That compares to a 1 in 338.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Watertown is 194.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.23% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -34.11% lower than the Wisconsin violent crime rate of 295.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Watertown

220
Property Crimes
931.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-57.67%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 107.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Watertown each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Watertown is 931.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -57.67% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -40.31% lower than the Wisconsin property crime rate of 1,559.9 per 100,000 people.

Watertown 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 Watertown

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Oconomowoc, WI 16,850 140 830.9 789.3 41.5
Beaver Dam, WI 16,394 264 1,610.3 1,457.9 152.5
Hartford, WI 15,183 221 1,455.6 1,343.6 112.0
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,495 194 1,552.6 1,352.5 200.1
Jefferson, WI 8,021 154 1,920.0 1,757.9 162.1
Delafield, WI 7,588 99 1,304.7 1,265.2 39.5
Lake Mills, WI 5,925 23 388.2 236.3 151.9
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