Reported Annual Crime In Elk River

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk River/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime482n/a (estimate)1,9962,3762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElk River/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.85.3
Rape8n/a33.142.540.4
Robbery2n/a8.367.5102.8
Assault14n/a58.0130.7248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)99243386
Burglary40n/a165.6337.1468.9
Theft399n/a1,652.21,638.11,745.0
Vehicle theft19n/a78.7158.1236.9
Property crime458n/a (estimate)1,8962,1332,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Elk River, MN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Elk River, MN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Elk River, MN is 16% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Minnesota, and when compared with the national average, is 30% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Elk River, MN has 59% lower than violent crime rate than Minnesota average, while remaining 74% lower than the national average. In property crime, Elk River, MN is 11% lower than the average of Minnesota and is 23% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Osseo, MN2,4800142142
Hanover, MN2,93069601670
Dayton, MN4,8400829829
Big Lake, MN298144729873
St. Francis, MN7,29754887941
Nowthen, MN4,4931311,1511,282
Ramsey, MN24,441611,2861,347
Elk River, MN23,346991,8961,996

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elk River is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.47 daily crimes that occur in Elk River.
  • Elk River is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elk River you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elk River has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Elk River (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Elk River, 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 Elk River, MN are 1.19 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.42 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Elk River, MN are 2.44 times less than than Minnesota and 3.89 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Elk River, MN are 1.12 times less than than Minnesota and 1.29 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Elk River (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Elk River, MN compared to every other city in Minnesota as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Elk River, MN ranks safer than 43% of every city located within Minnesota along with 64% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Minnesota and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Elk River, MN. As a result, Elk River, MN is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elk River

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elk River is 1 in 1007
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elk River is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elk River is 1 in 51
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Elk River, 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 Elk River, MN, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1007. 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 53 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 Elk River, MN is 1 in 51.

Year Over Year Crime In Elk River (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Elk River, MN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Elk River, 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 1% in Elk River, MN, while property crimes in Elk River, MN have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Elk River, MN have decreased by 14% year over year.

Elk River police department

ItemElk RiverMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)386,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 38 Elk River police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.4% less than the Minnesota average and 50.1% 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.

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Vero Beach South, FL23,3434903,0613,551
Athens, AL23,335702,4842,554
Ashland, CA23,3606063,4784,085
Duncan, OK23,3642634,0974,360
Munster, IN23,325442,0602,104
Elk River, MN23,346991,8961,996
Source: The Elk River, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.