Reported Annual Crime In Wadena

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWadena/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime58n/a (estimate)1,4122,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWadena/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.44.9
Rape6n/a146.142.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.068.7101.9
Assault5n/a121.7129.2237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)268243373
Burglary3n/a73.0351.6491.4
Theft40n/a973.91,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a97.4145.4220.2
Property crime47n/a (estimate)1,1442,2222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wadena, 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 Wadena, 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 Wadena, MN averages 43% lower than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 51% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wadena, MN is 10% higher than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 28% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 48% lower than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 54% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wadena, MN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wadena is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.87 daily crimes that occur in Wadena.
  • Wadena is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wadena you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wadena has decreased by 7%.

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Compare Wadena, MN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wadena (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wadena, MN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Minnesota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wadena, MN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Minnesota state wide, are 1.75 times less than the state average and 2.02 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wadena, MN on a daily bases are 1.10 times more than than Minnesota average and 1.39 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wadena, MN are 1.94 times less than the daily state average and 2.17 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wadena (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wadena, MN area in comparison to other Minnesota communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wadena, MN being safer than 30% of cities in Minnesota and 51% 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 Wadena, MN. In conclusion, Wadena, MN now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wadena

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wadena is 1 in 374
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wadena is 1 in 88
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wadena is 1 in 71
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Wadena, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wadena, MN you have a 1 in 374 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 88 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 71 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wadena, MN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Wadena, MN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Wadena, MN has increased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Wadena, MN has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Wadena, MN has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Wadena police department

ItemWadenaMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)96,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
There are a total of 9 Wadena police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.5% greater than the Minnesota average and 32.6% 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
New York Mills, MN1,3881201,0981,218
Nimrod, MN813433,1393,483
Bluffton, MN2023463,1673,514
Aldrich, MN733623,3133,675
Verndale, MN6173643,3283,692
Wadena, MN4,0332681,1441,412

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cold Spring, MN4,03355640694
Sinking Spring, PA4,033971,0431,141
Arlington, NY4,0333161,3321,648
Jourdanton, TX4,03423023
Redwood, TX4,0344202,8873,307
Wadena, MN4,0332681,1441,412
Source: The Wadena, 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.