Columbia Heights, MN Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Columbia Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia Heights/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime524n/a (estimate)2,6582,6553,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbia Heights/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a025
Rape2n/a103725
Robbery13n/a6668109
Assault24n/a122128229
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)198234368
Burglary100n/a507419610
Theft358n/a1,8161,8541,899
Vehicle theft27n/a137147221
Property crime485n/a (estimate)2,4602,4202,731

A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Columbia Heights, MN is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Columbia Heights, MN. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Columbia Heights, MN averages 0% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 14% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Columbia Heights, MN is 15% lower than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 46% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 1% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 9% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Columbia Heights, MN area.

The overall crime rate in Columbia Heights is 14% lower than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 7.28 daily crimes that occur in Columbia Heights.
Columbia Heights is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
In Columbia Heights you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Columbia Heights has decreased by 19%.

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Daily Crime In Columbia Heights (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Columbia Heights, MN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Minnesota and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Columbia Heights, MN are 1.00 times more than than the Minnesota average and 1.17 times less than than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Columbia Heights, MN are 1.18 times less than than Minnesota and 1.86 times less than than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Columbia Heights, MN are 1.02 times more than than Minnesota and 1.11 times less than than the national average.

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How Safe is Columbia Heights (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Columbia Heights, MN compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Columbia Heights, MN safer than 25% when compared to other Minnesota cities, and 46% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Minnesota, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Columbia Heights, MN. At this time, Columbia Heights, MN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbia Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbia Heights is 1 in 506
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbia Heights is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia Heights is 1 in 38

Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Columbia Heights, MN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Columbia Heights, MN, you have a 1 in 506 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Columbia Heights, MN is 1 in 38.

Year Over Year Crime In Columbia Heights (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Columbia Heights, MN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Columbia Heights, MN has decreased by 30% and the rate of property crime in Columbia Heights, MN has decreased by 18%. The total crime rate in Columbia Heights, MN has decreased by 19% year to year.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Osseo, MN2,513000
Corcoran, MN5,407000
Dellwood, MN1,17420300320
Excelsior, MN2,31723350373
Shorewood Forest, IN2,82739489528
Columbia Heights, MN19,5491982,4602,658

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Palm Springs, FL19,5516985,7306,428
Willowbrook, CA19,5546536,5757,228
Altamont, OR19,5442183,8654,084
Old Jamestown, MO19,5432371,9332,169
Willmar, MN19,5412132,9403,154
Columbia Heights, MN19,5491982,4602,658

Columbia Heights police department

ItemColumbia HeightsMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)336,967504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3

There are a total of 33 Columbia Heights police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.1% less than the Minnesota average and 48.9% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.