Reported Annual Crime In Grand Forks

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Forks/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,819n/a (estimate)3,1992,3562,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Forks/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.52.84.9
Rape36n/a63.345.638.6
Robbery23n/a40.419.6101.9
Assault115n/a202.2171.5237.8
Violent crime176n/a (estimate)310239373
Burglary226n/a397.5395.9491.4
Theft1,302n/a2,289.81,511.41,775.4
Vehicle theft115n/a202.2209.1220.2
Property crime1,643n/a (estimate)2,8902,1172,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Grand Forks, ND 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 36% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Dakota. It is also 12% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Grand Forks, ND shows a crime rate that is 29% higher than the North Dakota average. The crime rate is also 17% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Grand Forks, ND is shown to be 37% higher than the North Dakota average and 16% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Grand Forks is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.76 daily crimes that occur in Grand Forks.
  • Grand Forks is safer than 33% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grand Forks you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grand Forks has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Grand Forks (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Grand Forks, ND on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Dakota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Grand Forks, ND (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Dakota state wide, are 1.36 times more than the state average and 1.12 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Grand Forks, ND on a daily bases are 1.29 times more than than North Dakota average and 1.20 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Grand Forks, ND are 1.37 times more than the daily state average and 1.16 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Grand Forks (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Grand Forks, ND compared to every other city in North Dakota as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Grand Forks, ND ranks safer than 15% of every city located within North Dakota along with 33% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Dakota and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Grand Forks, ND. As a result, Grand Forks, ND is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grand Forks

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grand Forks is 1 in 324
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grand Forks is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Forks is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Grand Forks, ND? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Grand Forks, ND you have a 1 in 324 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Grand Forks, ND.

Year Over Year Crime In Grand Forks (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Grand Forks, ND 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 Grand Forks, ND has increased by 35%, the amount of property crime in Grand Forks, ND has increased by 4%, and the total amount of crime in Grand Forks, ND has increased by 6% year to year.

Grand Forks police department

ItemGrand ForksNorth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)97842556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 97 Grand Forks police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.6% less than the North Dakota average and 44.8% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Dakota

StateTotal offendersNorth Dakota /100KNational /100K
North Dakota48872222
There are a total of 488 sex offenders in North Dakota. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in North Dakota per 100,000 residents which is 68% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Thompson, ND1,1630197197
East Grand Forks, MN8,6211621,4091,571
Manvel, ND4082662,3572,623
Fisher, MN4073333,0433,375
Grand Forks, ND54,0953102,8903,199

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Normal, IL54,0822182,1332,350
Brentwood, CA54,0621882,2062,394
Highland, CA54,0323672,2582,625
Elyria, OH54,2164103,6364,046
St. Peters, MO54,2361722,1852,358
Grand Forks, ND54,0953102,8903,199
Source: The Grand Forks, ND 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.