Crime Trend in Wisconsin

There were 17,070 violent crimes, 175 murders, 85,672 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Wisconsin

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 17,070 293.2 [51]
2018 17,365 299.0 [51]
2017 18,539 319.9 [52]
2016 17,716 306.9 [52]
2015 17,647 305.8 [53]
2014 16,763 291.1 [53]
2013 15,570 271.1 [54]
2012 16,254 283.9 [54]
2011 13,532 236.9 [55]
2010 14,167 248.9 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Wisconsin

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 175 3.0 [51]
2018 175 3.0 [51]
2017 186 3.2 [52]
2016 232 4.0 [52]
2015 240 4.2 [53]
2014 159 2.8 [53]
2013 162 2.8 [54]
2012 169 3.0 [54]
2011 136 2.4 [55]
2010 155 2.7 [55]

The number of robberies in Wisconsin

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 2,991 51.4 [51]
2018 3,493 60.1 [51]
2017 4,345 75.0 [52]
2016 4,707 81.5 [52]
2015 5,232 90.7 [53]
2014 5,101 88.6 [53]
2013 4,834 84.2 [54]
2012 4,692 82.0 [54]
2011 4,469 78.2 [55]
2010 4,516 79.3 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Wisconsin

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 11,643 200.0 [51]
2018 11,364 195.7 [51]
2017 11,869 204.8 [52]
2016 10,772 186.6 [52]
2015 10,395 180.1 [53]
2014 9,826 170.6 [53]
2013 9,278 161.6 [54]
2012 10,165 177.6 [54]
2011 7,764 135.9 [55]
2010 8,305 145.9 [55]

The number of property crimes in Wisconsin

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 85,672 1471.4 [51]
2018 91,238 1571.1 [51]
2017 104,802 1808.3 [52]
2016 111,911 1938.6 [52]
2015 113,924 1974.0 [53]
2014 120,535 2092.8 [53]
2013 125,688 2188.7 [54]
2012 140,780 2459.2 [54]
2011 138,949 2432.7 [55]
2010 142,781 2508.6 [55]

The number of burglaries in Wisconsin

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 12,667 217.6 [51]
2018 14,180 244.2 [51]
2017 17,599 303.7 [52]
2016 19,498 337.7 [52]
2015 19,554 338.8 [53]
2014 21,375 371.1 [53]
2013 24,347 424.0 [54]
2012 27,931 487.9 [54]
2011 26,654 466.7 [55]
2010 26,636 468.0 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Wisconsin

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 65,620 1127.0 [51]
2018 68,380 1177.5 [51]
2017 77,735 1341.3 [52]
2016 82,455 1428.3 [52]
2015 83,385 1444.8 [53]
2014 89,255 1549.7 [53]
2013 93,953 1636.0 [54]
2012 104,619 1827.5 [54]
2011 104,063 1821.9 [55]
2010 107,993 1897.4 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Wisconsin

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 7,385 126.8 [51]
2018 8,678 149.4 [51]
2017 9,468 163.4 [52]
2016 9,958 172.5 [52]
2015 10,985 190.3 [53]
2014 9,905 172.0 [53]
2013 7,388 128.6 [54]
2012 8,230 143.8 [54]
2011 8,232 144.1 [55]
2010 8,152 143.2 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

The crime rates in all states

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