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Crime Report for Jefferson,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Jefferson, is 2.4 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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Jefferson Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Jefferson, has a violent crime rate of 140 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

Jefferson 140
WI 374
National 676

Jefferson, is in the 65% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 39% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 65% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Jefferson, or said another way, 35% of cities in have crime rates higher than Jefferson.


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Crime Jefferson WI Nation
Violent Crime Total 140.2 373.9 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 3.4 6.5
Forcible Rape 12.8 22.8 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 135.4 197.4
Aggravated Assault 127.5 212.4 315
Property Crime Total 2919.1 3499.0 3726.9
Burglary 331.4 574.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 2498.4 2649.8 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 89.2 275.1 382.3
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.


Jefferson, has a property crime rate of 2919.1 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

Jefferson 2919.1
WI 3499.0
National 3727



Jefferson Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 67
National Percentile Rank - 61