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Crime Report for Beaver Dam,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Beaver Dam, is 2.9 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Beaver Dam Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Beaver Dam, has a violent crime rate of 85 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 374 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Beaver Dam 85
WI 374
National 676

Beaver Dam, is in the 46% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 26% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 46% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Beaver Dam, or said another way, 54% of cities in have crime rates higher than Beaver Dam.


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Crime Beaver Dam WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 85.2 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 19.7 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 65.5 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 3184.8 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 426.0 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 2726.1 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 32.8 275.1 382.3
Arson 0.0 20.2 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Beaver Dam, has a property crime rate of 3184.8 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3499.0 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Beaver Dam 3184.8
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Beaver Dam Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 72
National Percentile Rank - 65