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Crime rate in Fitchburg, Wisconsin (WI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Fitchburg, WI compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Fitchburg, WI

The 2018 crime rate in Fitchburg, WI was 180 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 63.3% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Fitchburg crime rate fell by 10% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - an increase of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Fitchburg has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Fitchburg, WI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Fitchburg:

180.0
Shorewood Hills:

114.2
Madison:

245.0
Verona:

131.4
Monona:

278.5
Oregon:

54.4
McFarland:

69.4
Middleton:

127.5
Maple Bluff:

42.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Fitchburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.5)
1
(4.1)
0
(0.0)
3
(11.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(7.5)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(22.8)
13
(58.8)
7
(30.7)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.5)
3
(12.2)
8
(31.5)
5
(19.4)
5
(19.1)
5
(18.7)
2
(7.2)
11
(38.5)
10
(33.9)
10
(33.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
22
(100.3)
19
(85.9)
17
(74.6)
28
(118.6)
24
(101.4)
31
(126.3)
14
(55.2)
11
(42.7)
14
(53.6)
17
(63.7)
15
(54.2)
21
(73.5)
32
(108.3)
19
(63.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(218.9)
27
(122.1)
39
(171.1)
39
(165.3)
32
(135.2)
50
(203.8)
37
(145.8)
33
(128.2)
42
(160.8)
51
(191.2)
25
(90.4)
40
(139.9)
56
(189.6)
56
(185.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
74
(337.5)
61
(275.8)
74
(324.7)
96
(406.8)
65
(274.6)
66
(269.0)
66
(260.1)
80
(310.9)
79
(302.4)
63
(236.2)
77
(278.4)
79
(276.3)
97
(328.4)
66
(218.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
455
(2,075)
590
(2,667)
616
(2,703)
699
(2,962)
522
(2,206)
735
(2,995)
609
(2,400)
395
(1,535)
348
(1,332)
330
(1,237)
323
(1,168)
323
(1,130)
440
(1,490)
461
(1,529)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
32
(145.9)
38
(171.8)
34
(149.2)
33
(139.8)
32
(135.2)
50
(203.8)
18
(70.9)
16
(62.2)
17
(65.1)
19
(71.2)
13
(47.0)
24
(84.0)
68
(230.2)
54
(179.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
4
(18.2)
2
(9.0)
4
(17.5)
2
(8.5)
2
(8.5)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(10.5)
1
(3.4)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)210.4236.9232.7233.6199.4251.5190.9165.5143.2159.1117.3152.1198.5180.0

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 37 registered sex offenders living in Fitchburg, Wisconsin as of May 25, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fitchburg is 757 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Fitchburg:

164.2
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Fitchburg:

182.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Fitchburg:

145.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Fitchburg:

86.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Fitchburg:

161.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Fitchburg:

126.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Fitchburg:

128.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Fitchburg:

132.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Fitchburg:

185.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Fitchburg:

143.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Fitchburg:

150.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Fitchburg:

162.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Fitchburg:

162.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Fitchburg:

182.4
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Fitchburg:

166.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Fitchburg:

172.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Fitchburg:

81.9
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Fitchburg:

147.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Fitchburg:

174.7
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Fitchburg:

124.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Fitchburg:

121.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Fitchburg:

119.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Fitchburg:

136.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Fitchburg:

148.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Fitchburg:

182.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Fitchburg:

234.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Fitchburg:

185.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Fitchburg:

250.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Fitchburg:

222.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Fitchburg:

214.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Fitchburg:

193.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Fitchburg:

205.1
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Fitchburg:

209.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Fitchburg:

203.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Wisconsin average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 62 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Wisconsin average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 61 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Wisconsin average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 60 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 59 (47 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 56 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Wisconsin average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 57 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 56 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Wisconsin average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 56 (44 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.86
Wisconsin average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 52 (40 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Wisconsin average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 53 (41 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Wisconsin average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 49 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Wisconsin average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 51 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.90
Wisconsin average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 45 (35 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Wisconsin average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 46 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
Wisconsin average:

2.37

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Fitchburg, WI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 53575, 53593, 53711, 53713, 53719.