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


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

Crime rate in Janesville, WI

The 2018 crime rate in Janesville, WI is 226 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.2 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 72.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Janesville crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 1 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Janesville has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Janesville, WI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Janesville:

225.9
Milton:

66.6
Fulton:

1.2
Edgerton:

49.1
Beloit:

292.2
Clinton:

53.2
South Beloit:

172.6
Evansville:

39.2
Rockton:

152.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Janesville 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)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
1
(1.6)
2
(3.1)
2
(3.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(3.1)
1
(1.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
34
(54.9)
43
(69.1)
25
(39.4)
23
(36.3)
18
(28.7)
30
(47.1)
20
(31.3)
21
(33.0)
41
(64.5)
23
(36.0)
13
(20.3)
28
(43.6)
45
(70.0)
41
(63.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
64
(103.4)
42
(67.5)
55
(86.8)
53
(83.7)
40
(63.7)
39
(61.3)
32
(50.1)
35
(55.0)
25
(39.3)
28
(43.8)
25
(39.0)
31
(48.3)
30
(46.7)
28
(43.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
72
(116.3)
49
(78.8)
78
(123.1)
95
(150.0)
94
(149.8)
100
(157.1)
115
(180.1)
121
(190.1)
100
(157.2)
110
(172.2)
108
(168.4)
86
(133.9)
93
(144.7)
97
(150.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
515
(831.9)
555
(892.4)
431
(680.0)
507
(800.3)
332
(529.0)
383
(601.7)
407
(637.4)
339
(532.7)
330
(518.8)
303
(474.3)
279
(435.1)
238
(370.5)
308
(479.3)
282
(437.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,317
(3,743)
2,315
(3,723)
2,217
(3,498)
2,215
(3,496)
1,839
(2,930)
1,980
(3,111)
1,948
(3,051)
2,059
(3,235)
1,576
(2,478)
1,726
(2,702)
1,579
(2,462)
1,474
(2,295)
1,572
(2,446)
1,454
(2,255)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
136
(219.7)
104
(167.2)
83
(130.9)
74
(116.8)
74
(117.9)
48
(75.4)
44
(68.9)
65
(102.1)
37
(58.2)
47
(73.6)
55
(85.8)
51
(79.4)
68
(105.8)
64
(99.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(16.2)
13
(20.9)
9
(14.2)
17
(26.8)
9
(14.3)
12
(18.9)
10
(15.7)
6
(9.4)
19
(29.9)
12
(18.8)
5
(7.8)
4
(6.2)
4
(6.2)
4
(6.2)
City-Data.com crime index323.7316.1280.2292.5238.9263.2254.5262.1234.9226.7197.4200.2245.1225.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Wisconsin and other state lists, there were 321 registered sex offenders living in Janesville, Wisconsin as of December 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Janesville is 200 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Janesville:

163.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Janesville:

172.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Janesville:

134.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Janesville:

124.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Janesville:

147.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Janesville:

162.7
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Janesville:

161.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Janesville:

152.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Janesville:

159.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Janesville:

138.6
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Janesville:

156.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Janesville:

144.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Janesville:

142.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Janesville:

164.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Janesville:

117.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Janesville:

124.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Janesville:

124.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Janesville:

215.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Janesville:

234.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Janesville:

200.8
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Janesville:

223.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Janesville:

241.0
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Janesville:

236.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Janesville:

283.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Janesville:

290.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Janesville:

287.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Janesville:

270.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Janesville:

352.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Janesville:

330.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Janesville:

389.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Janesville:

386.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Janesville:

329.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Janesville:

381.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Janesville:

385.2
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: 114 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Wisconsin average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 113 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Wisconsin average:

2.19

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 108 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Wisconsin average:

2.21

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 113 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 113 (100 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 114 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Wisconsin average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 111 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.56
Wisconsin average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 114 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Wisconsin average:

2.22

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 110 (97 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Wisconsin average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 112 (99 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.58
Wisconsin average:

2.30

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 113 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Wisconsin average:

2.29

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 115 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Wisconsin average:

2.26

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 115 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Wisconsin average:

2.35

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 115 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Wisconsin average:

2.36

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 112 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Wisconsin average:

2.33

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 115 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Wisconsin average:

2.37

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

Zip codes: 53545, 53546, 53563.