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Sheboygan, WI | Crime Rates

Sheboygan is a region located in WI, and has a population of 49,503. This region is policed by SHEBOYGAN POLICE DEPARTMENT.

Sheboygan has an overall crime rate of 3,592 per 100,000 residents. This is moderately safer than the rest of the United States, but still about average. This means that your chances of becoming a victim of any type of crime in Sheboygan is 1 in 28 if you reside there for a year.

The average overall crime rate for Sheboygan for the previous 2 years was 2,400 per 100,000 residents. This means that the crime rate for Sheboygan has been increasing over time.

Below are its crime rates and policing statistics according to the FBI's Uniform Crime Reports (UCR). For more specific crime statistics (NIBRS) for many US cities & counties, see Offense Statistics.

Crime Rates

(per 100,000) Sheboygan USA
Crime Rate (Overall) 3,592 4,506
Murder Rate N/A 6
Robbery Rate 53 148
Rape Rate 32 30
Assault Rate 586 644
Burglary Rate 467 726
Forced Entry Rate 250 417
Larceny Rate 2,353 2,185
Auto Theft Rate 101 362

Policing Statistics

Sheboygan USA
Overall Clearance 18% 28%
Homicide Clearance N/A 56%
Assault Clearance 39% 52%
Rape Clearance 22% 38%
Robbery Clearance 21% 23%
Burglary Clearance 9% 12%
Larceny Clearance 14% 18%
Auto Theft Clearance 11% 12%

Sex Offenders

Of the 730,000 sex offenders in the United States, there are a total of 198 sex offender(s) in Sheboygan. On a per capita basis, there are approximately 400 sex offender(s) per 100,000 people in Sheboygan. This is compared to the nation-wide average of 240 sex offenders per 100,000 people.

To search the official state sex offender registry for Wisconsin see

Data estimated from arrests & clearances from a sample from the Uniform Crime Reports, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Department of Justice. Washington, D.C. 2011. If missing data exist, these figures will tend to underestimate the true figures. is not responsible for the currency or accuracy of this data.

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