Reported Annual Crime In Mendota Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMendota Heights/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime280n/a (estimate)2,4872,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMendota Heights/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.44.9
Rape3n/a26.642.338.6
Robbery2n/a17.868.7101.9
Assault8n/a71.1129.2237.8
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)115243373
Burglary31n/a275.4351.6491.4
Theft228n/a2,025.21,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft8n/a71.1145.4220.2
Property crime267n/a (estimate)2,3722,2222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Mendota Heights, 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 Mendota Heights, 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 Mendota Heights, MN averages 1% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 13% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Mendota Heights, MN is 52% lower than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 69% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 7% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 5% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Mendota Heights, MN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mendota Heights is 13% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.81 daily crimes that occur in Mendota Heights.
  • Mendota Heights is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mendota Heights you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mendota Heights has increased by 23%.

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Daily Crime In Mendota Heights (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Mendota Heights, 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 Mendota Heights, MN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Minnesota state wide, are 1.01 times more than the state average and 1.15 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Mendota Heights, MN on a daily bases are 2.10 times less than than Minnesota average and 3.23 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Mendota Heights, MN are 1.07 times more than the daily state average and 1.05 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Mendota Heights (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Mendota Heights, MN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Mendota Heights, MN has been ranked safer than 36% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, Mendota Heights, MN is safer than 57% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Minnesota and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Mendota Heights, MN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Mendota Heights, MN is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mendota Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mendota Heights is 1 in 867
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mendota Heights is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mendota Heights is 1 in 41
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Mendota Heights, MN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Mendota Heights, MN, then there is a 1 in 867 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 43. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 41 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Mendota Heights, MN.

Year Over Year Crime In Mendota Heights (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Mendota Heights, MN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Mendota Heights, MN has increased by 83%, while the property crime rate in Mendota Heights, MN has increased by 21% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Mendota Heights, MN has increased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Mendota Heights police department

ItemMendota HeightsMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)186,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 18 Mendota Heights police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.9% less than the Minnesota average and 51% 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
Shoreview, MN25,6738174181
Arden Hills, MN9,70010281291
Vadnais Heights, MN12,77030300330
Little Canada, MN10,01548300348
Grant, MN4,12263577640
Mendota Heights, MN11,1311152,3722,487

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Beachwood, NJ11,127351,1771,212
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Hillsborough, CA11,14891,0901,099
Ontario, OR11,1482115,7966,007
Mendota Heights, MN11,1311152,3722,487
Source: The Mendota Heights, 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.