Reported Annual Crime In Albert Lea

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbert Lea/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime405n/a (estimate)2,2802,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAlbert Lea/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.44.9
Rape4n/a22.542.338.6
Robbery4n/a22.568.7101.9
Assault17n/a95.7129.2237.8
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)141243373
Burglary35n/a197.0351.6491.4
Theft327n/a1,840.91,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft18n/a101.3145.4220.2
Property crime380n/a (estimate)2,1392,2222,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Albert Lea, MN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Albert Lea, MN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Albert Lea, MN crime rates are 7% lower than in comparison to the Minnesota mean and are 20% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Albert Lea, MN has a rate that is 42% lower than the Minnesota average; compared to the United States, it is 62% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Albert Lea, MN is 4% lower than its state's mean, and 14% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Albert Lea is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.25 daily crimes that occur in Albert Lea.
  • Albert Lea is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Albert Lea you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Albert Lea has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Albert Lea (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Albert Lea, MN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Minnesota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Albert Lea, MN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Minnesota state wide, are 1.08 times less than the state average and 1.25 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Albert Lea, MN on a daily bases are 1.72 times less than than Minnesota average and 2.65 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Albert Lea, MN are 1.04 times less than the daily state average and 1.16 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Albert Lea (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Albert Lea, MN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Albert Lea, MN has been ranked safer than 36% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, Albert Lea, MN is safer than 57% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Minnesota and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Albert Lea, MN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Albert Lea, MN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Albert Lea

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Albert Lea is 1 in 711
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Albert Lea is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Albert Lea is 1 in 44
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Albert Lea, MN? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Albert Lea, MN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 711. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 47 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Albert Lea, MN is 1 in 44.

Year Over Year Crime In Albert Lea (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Albert Lea, MN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Albert Lea, MN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 13% in Albert Lea, MN, while property crimes in Albert Lea, MN have decreased by 4%. Crimes in total for Albert Lea, MN have decreased by 5% year over year.

Albert Lea police department

ItemAlbert LeaMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)356,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 35 Albert Lea police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.7% greater than the Minnesota average and 40.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Minnesota

StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
Minnesota3367222
There are a total of 336 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 7 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 97% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Northwood, IA2,0831359641,099
Hayward, MN2463222,9433,264
Geneva, MN4533242,9643,289
Manchester, MN333303,0153,345
Conger, MN1603393,1003,439
Albert Lea, MN17,9311412,1392,280

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tinton Falls, NJ17,933341,5041,537
Logansport, IN17,9331734,6294,801
Godfrey, IL17,9111302,1782,307
Avenel, NJ17,9523232,0592,381
Hopkins, MN17,9092311,9982,229
Albert Lea, MN17,9311412,1392,280
Source: The Albert Lea, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.