SafeWise Names Waupun One Of Safest Cities In Wisconsin

(Waupun) A local community was named as one of the safest cities in Wisconsin for 2021. selected its Safest Cities list based on FBI crime statistics data and Waupun was ranked fifth out of the 161 cities that made the list. Ranks in part depend on a city’s violent crime and property crime per thousand people. According to Wisconsin’s violent crime rate is 22-percent below the national rate of 3.7 incidents per 1,000 people. The state is also tied with Ohio for the lowest violent crime rate in the region. Waupun had a violent crime rate of point-three, down from the 1.1 recorded in 2020. Beaver Dam was listed at 103, with violent crime rate at 1.6. Mayville made the list at 93, Columbus was at 108, and Watertown at 111. The complete list and methodology is available at