Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)898 (estimate)2,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.44.9
Rapen/an/an/a42.338.6
Robberyn/an/an/a68.7101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a129.2237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)89 (estimate)243373
Burglaryn/an/an/a351.6491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a145.4220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)810 (estimate)2,2222,487

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  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 69% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.46 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 81% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 112 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 1130
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 124
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 112

Year Over Year Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a6,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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
North Oaks, MN4,6170102102
Shoreview, MN25,6738174181
Arden Hills, MN9,70010281291
Vadnais Heights, MN12,77030300330
Dellwood, MN1,14534312346
Columbus, MN3,94089810898

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Adel, IA3,9403502,8663,216
Woodmore, MD3,940101514616
Helena Valley Northwest, MT3,9391371,0251,162
Cozad, NE3,9421031,2851,387
Westway, TX3,9383142,1572,471
Columbus, MN3,94089810898
Source: The Columbus, 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.