Reported Annual Crime In Fergus Falls

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFergus Falls/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime516n/a (estimate)3,8762,3762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFergus Falls/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.51.85.3
Rape3n/a22.542.540.4
Robbery1n/a7.567.5102.8
Assault21n/a157.8130.7248.5
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)195243386
Burglary107n/a803.8337.1468.9
Theft374n/a2,809.51,638.11,745.0
Vehicle theft9n/a67.6158.1236.9
Property crime490n/a (estimate)3,6812,1332,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Fergus Falls, MN is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 63% higher than the average of crimes committed in Minnesota. It is also 37% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Fergus Falls, MN shows a crime rate that is 19% lower than the Minnesota average. The crime rate is also 49% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Fergus Falls, MN is shown to be 73% higher than the Minnesota average and 50% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashby, MN4730234234
Erhard, MN1112031,7791,982
Underwood, MN3813352,9403,275
Rothsay, MN4353553,1173,472
Elizabeth, MN1973593,1543,514
Foxhome, MN1313683,2313,599
Dalton, MN3283873,3983,786
Fergus Falls, MN13,2151953,6813,876

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Fergus Falls is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.62 daily crimes that occur in Fergus Falls.
  • Fergus Falls is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Fergus Falls you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Fergus Falls has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Fergus Falls (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Fergus Falls, 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 Fergus Falls, MN are 1.63 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.37 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Fergus Falls, MN are 1.24 times less than than Minnesota and 1.98 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Fergus Falls, MN are 1.73 times more than than Minnesota and 1.50 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Fergus Falls (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Fergus Falls, MN compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Fergus Falls, MN safer than 13% when compared to other Minnesota cities, and 33% 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 Fergus Falls, MN. At this time, Fergus Falls, MN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Fergus Falls

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Fergus Falls is 1 in 513
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Fergus Falls is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Fergus Falls is 1 in 26
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Fergus Falls, 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 Fergus Falls, MN, you have a 1 in 513 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 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Fergus Falls, MN is 1 in 26.

Year Over Year Crime In Fergus Falls (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Fergus Falls, MN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Fergus Falls, 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 28% in Fergus Falls, MN, while property crimes in Fergus Falls, MN have decreased by 1%. Crimes in total for Fergus Falls, MN have decreased by 3% year over year.

Fergus Falls police department

ItemFergus FallsMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)286,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 28 Fergus Falls police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.9% greater than the Minnesota average and 35.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rantoul, IL13,2144072,6043,011
Endicott, NY13,2165512,2662,818
Clayton, OH13,212461,0281,074
Crowley, LA13,2198163,2854,101
Greenwich, CT13,22122640662
Fergus Falls, MN13,2151953,6813,876
Source: The Fergus Falls, 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.