Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is St. James, MN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that St. James, MN has been ranked safer than 23% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, St. James, MN is safer than 44% 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 St. James, MN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that St. James, MN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.