Reported Annual Crime In St. Paul

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime11,781n/a (estimate)3,8762,3762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSt. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder19n/a6.31.85.3
Rape184n/a60.542.540.4
Robbery700n/a230.367.5102.8
Assault1,067n/a351.1130.7248.5
Violent crime1,970n/a (estimate)648243386
Burglary2,278n/a749.5337.1468.9
Theft5,659n/a1,862.01,638.11,745.0
Vehicle theft1,874n/a616.6158.1236.9
Property crime9,811n/a (estimate)3,2282,1332,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in St. Paul, MN for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in St. Paul, MN is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall St. Paul, MN crime rates are 63% higher than in comparison to the Minnesota mean and are 37% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, St. Paul, MN has a rate that is 167% higher than the Minnesota average; compared to the United States, it is 68% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, St. Paul, MN is 51% higher than its state's mean, and 32% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Osseo, MN2,4800142142
Dellwood, MN1,14534299333
Afton, MN2,91238335373
Grant, MN4,12263554617
North Oaks, MN4,61763554617
Lake Elmo, MN8,12385748834
Rosemount, MN22,469101810911
St. Paul, MN291,7286483,2283,876

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in St. Paul is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.62 daily crimes that occur in St. Paul.
  • St. Paul is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In St. Paul you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in St. Paul has decreased by 3%.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in St. Paul, MN is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Minnesota and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for St. Paul, MN are 1.63 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.37 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in St. Paul, MN are 2.67 times more than than Minnesota and 1.68 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in St. Paul, MN are 1.51 times more than than Minnesota and 1.32 times more than the national average.

How Safe is St. Paul (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the St. Paul, MN area in comparison to other Minnesota communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Paul, MN being safer than 3% of cities in Minnesota and 15% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Minnesota cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to St. Paul, MN. In conclusion, St. Paul, MN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Paul

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Paul is 1 in 155
The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Paul is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Paul is 1 in 26
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Paul, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In St. Paul, MN you have a 1 in 155 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 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Paul, MN.

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

An ideal indicator of whether St. Paul, MN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in St. Paul, MN has decreased by 8% and the rate of property crime in St. Paul, MN has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in St. Paul, MN has decreased by 3% year to year.

St. Paul police department

ItemSt. PaulMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7926,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
There are a total of 792 St. Paul police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 51.5% greater than the Minnesota average and 16.6% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cincinnati, OH297,1179105,1476,057
Stockton, CA297,2231,4213,7735,194
Anchorage, AK298,1781,1444,8986,042
Toledo, OH283,9321,1924,0205,213
Lexington-Fayette, KY304,4733394,1084,448
St. Paul, MN291,7286483,2283,876
Source: The St. Paul, 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.