Reported Annual Crime In Detroit Lakes

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDetroit Lakes/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime275n/a (estimate)3,0412,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDetroit Lakes/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.44.9
Rape0n/a0.042.338.6
Robbery1n/a11.168.7101.9
Assault7n/a77.4129.2237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)88243373
Burglary23n/a254.4351.6491.4
Theft233n/a2,576.91,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a121.7145.4220.2
Property crime267n/a (estimate)2,9532,2222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Detroit Lakes, 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 Detroit Lakes, 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 Detroit Lakes, MN averages 23% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 6% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Detroit Lakes, MN is 64% lower than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 76% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 33% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 19% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Detroit Lakes, MN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Detroit Lakes is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.33 daily crimes that occur in Detroit Lakes.
  • Detroit Lakes is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Detroit Lakes you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Detroit Lakes has decreased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Detroit Lakes (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Detroit Lakes, 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 Detroit Lakes, MN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Minnesota state wide, are 1.23 times more than the state average and 1.06 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Detroit Lakes, MN on a daily bases are 2.74 times less than than Minnesota average and 4.21 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Detroit Lakes, MN are 1.33 times more than the daily state average and 1.19 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Detroit Lakes (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Detroit Lakes, MN compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Detroit Lakes, MN safer than 31% when compared to other Minnesota cities, and 52% 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 Detroit Lakes, MN. At this time, Detroit Lakes, MN sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Detroit Lakes

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Detroit Lakes is 1 in 1131
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Detroit Lakes is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Detroit Lakes is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Detroit Lakes, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Detroit Lakes, MN you have a 1 in 1131 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Detroit Lakes, MN.

Year Over Year Crime In Detroit Lakes (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Detroit Lakes, MN is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Detroit Lakes, MN has decreased by 28%, the amount of property crime in Detroit Lakes, MN has decreased by 20%, and the total amount of crime in Detroit Lakes, MN has decreased by 21% year to year.

Detroit Lakes police department

ItemDetroit LakesMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)166,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 16 Detroit Lakes police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% greater than the Minnesota average and 43.7% 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
Frazee, MN1,2501231,1271,250
Perham, MN3,0451391,2661,405
Vergas, MN2732992,7333,032
Audubon, MN5463343,0553,389
Lake Park, MN7383353,0613,396
Detroit Lakes, MN8,834882,9533,041

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alondra Park, CA8,8334012,4662,867
Larkfield-Wikiup, CA8,8313121,9162,228
Port Jefferson Station, NY8,8282951,2471,543
Hollymead, VA8,8281461,3911,537
Graham, TX8,8402371,8862,123
Detroit Lakes, MN8,834882,9533,041
Source: The Detroit Lakes, 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.