Reported Annual Crime In South St. Paul

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth St. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime611n/a (estimate)2,9712,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth St. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a9.72.44.9
Rape15n/a72.942.338.6
Robbery11n/a53.568.7101.9
Assault73n/a354.9129.2237.8
Violent crime101n/a (estimate)491243373
Burglary107n/a520.3351.6491.4
Theft350n/a1,701.81,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft53n/a257.7145.4220.2
Property crime510n/a (estimate)2,4802,2222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in South St. Paul, 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 South St. Paul, 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 South St. Paul, MN averages 21% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 4% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in South St. Paul, MN is 102% higher than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 32% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 12% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and equal to the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the South St. Paul, MN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South St. Paul is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.14 daily crimes that occur in South St. Paul.
  • South St. Paul is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South St. Paul you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South St. Paul has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In South St. Paul (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in South St. Paul, MN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Minnesota and on a national level. In South St. Paul, MN the total number of daily crimes is 1.21 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.04 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in South St. Paul, MN is 2.02 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.32 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, South St. Paul, MN has a daily crime rate that is 1.12 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.00 times less than the national average.

How Safe is South St. Paul (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in South St. Paul, 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 South St. Paul, MN to other cities in the state and across the country, South St. Paul, MN is 6% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 23% 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, South St. Paul, MN has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing South St. Paul, MN crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South St. Paul

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South St. Paul is 1 in 204
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South St. Paul is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in South St. Paul is 1 in 34
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in South St. Paul, 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 South St. Paul, MN, you have a 1 in 204 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 41. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in South St. Paul, MN is 1 in 34.

Year Over Year Crime In South St. Paul (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether South St. Paul, 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 South St. Paul, MN has increased by 28%, while the property crime rate in South St. Paul, MN has increased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in South St. Paul, MN has increased by 8% year over year.

South St. Paul police department

ItemSouth St. PaulMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)296,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 29 South St. Paul police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.2% less than the Minnesota average and 56.6% 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
Shoreview, MN25,6738174181
Bayport, MN3,58153213267
Arden Hills, MN9,70010281291
Vadnais Heights, MN12,77030300330
South St. Paul, MN20,3684912,4802,971

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South El Monte, CA20,3756043,1383,743
Birmingham, MI20,382381,0271,066
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South St. Paul, MN20,3684912,4802,971
Source: The South St. Paul, 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.