Reported Annual Crime In Rochester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,721n/a (estimate)2,4012,3762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.85.3
Rape76n/a67.142.540.4
Robbery49n/a43.267.5102.8
Assault117n/a103.3130.7248.5
Violent crime242n/a (estimate)214243386
Burglary375n/a331.0337.1468.9
Theft1,972n/a1,740.41,638.11,745.0
Vehicle theft132n/a116.5158.1236.9
Property crime2,479n/a (estimate)2,1882,1332,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Rochester, MN. All reported Rochester, MN crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Rochester, MN overall crime rate is 1% higher than in comparison to the Minnesota average; and is also 15% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Rochester, MN, the rate is 12% lower than compared to the Minnesota average, and 45% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Rochester, MN comes in at 3% higher than to the average seen in Minnesota, and 11% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Oronoco, MN1,37960527587
Mantorville, MN1,18995835930
Pine Island, MN3,434102891993
Elgin, MN1,156102894996
Chatfield, MN2,8281109661,076
Eyota, MN2,1201109691,079
Kasson, MN6,017811,0561,137
Rochester, MN109,2522142,1882,401

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rochester is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.58 daily crimes that occur in Rochester.
  • Rochester is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochester has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Rochester, MN for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Minnesota as well as those across America as a whole. The Rochester, MN total amount of daily offenses is 1.01 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.18 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Rochester, MN is 1.14 times less than the Minnesota average, and it is 1.81 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Rochester, MN has a daily crime figure that is 1.03 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.12 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Rochester (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Rochester, 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 Rochester, MN to other cities in the state and across the country, Rochester, MN is 24% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 47% 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, Rochester, MN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Rochester, MN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochester is 1 in 469
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochester is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Rochester, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Rochester, MN you have a 1 in 469 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 46 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rochester, MN.

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

A good indicator of whether Rochester, MN is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Rochester, MN has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Rochester, MN has decreased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Rochester, MN has decreased by 2% year over year.

Rochester police department

ItemRochesterMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1856,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 185 Rochester police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.2% less than the Minnesota average and 47.8% 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
Clearwater, FL109,2105583,2973,855
Carlsbad, CA109,2961821,9022,084
Westminster, CO109,2962353,4973,731
Arvada, CO109,8003732,9823,355
Waterbury, CT109,8875073,8704,377
Rochester, MN109,2522142,1882,401
Source: The Rochester, 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.