Reported Annual Crime In Minneapolis

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinneapolis/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime21,736n/a (estimate)5,2572,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinneapolis/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder47n/a11.42.44.9
Rape407n/a98.442.338.6
Robbery1,896n/a458.568.7101.9
Assault2,045n/a494.6129.2237.8
Violent crime4,395n/a (estimate)1,063243373
Burglary3,555n/a859.8351.6491.4
Theft12,069n/a2,918.91,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1,717n/a415.3145.4220.2
Property crime17,341n/a (estimate)4,1942,2222,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Minneapolis, 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 113% higher than the average of crimes committed in Minnesota. It is also 84% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Minneapolis, MN shows a crime rate that is 338% higher than the Minnesota average. The crime rate is also 185% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Minneapolis, MN is shown to be 89% higher than the Minnesota average and 69% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Minneapolis is 84% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.4 daily crimes that occur in Minneapolis.
  • Minneapolis is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Minneapolis you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Minneapolis has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Minneapolis (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Minneapolis, MN per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Minnesota as well as national figures. In Minneapolis, MN the total number of daily crimes is 2.13 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.84 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Minneapolis, MN are 4.38 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.85 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Minneapolis, MN has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.69 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Minneapolis (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Minneapolis, MN in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Minnesota as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Minneapolis, MN to other cities in the state and across the country, Minneapolis, MN is 0% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 4% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Minnesota cities and all around the United States, Minneapolis, MN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Minneapolis, MN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minneapolis

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 95
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Minneapolis, 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 Minneapolis, MN, you have a 1 in 95 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 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis, MN is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Minneapolis (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Minneapolis, MN is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Minneapolis, MN has increased by 5% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Minneapolis, MN has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

Minneapolis police department

ItemMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9836,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
There are a total of 983 Minneapolis police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.1% greater than the Minnesota average and 22.9% 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
North Oaks, MN4,6170102102
Osseo, MN2,4800113113
Shoreview, MN25,6738174181
Arden Hills, MN9,70010281291
Vadnais Heights, MN12,77030300330
Minneapolis, MN394,4241,0634,1945,257

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Tulsa, OK395,5999045,2036,107
Cleveland, OH392,1145484,8545,401
Oakland, CA402,3391,4435,8577,299
Wichita, KS385,5189855,0416,026
Arlington, TX375,3055023,4443,946
Minneapolis, MN394,4241,0634,1945,257
Source: The Minneapolis, 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.