Reported Annual Crime In Wahpeton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWahpeton/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime191n/a (estimate)2,4062,3562,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWahpeton/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.84.9
Rape1n/a12.645.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.019.6101.9
Assault9n/a113.3171.5237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)126239373
Burglary13n/a163.7395.9491.4
Theft164n/a2,065.51,511.41,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a50.4209.1220.2
Property crime181n/a (estimate)2,2802,1172,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wahpeton, ND 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 Wahpeton, ND. 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 Wahpeton, ND averages 2% higher than the rest of North Dakota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 16% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wahpeton, ND is 47% lower than the average rate of crime in North Dakota and 66% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 8% higher than the remainder of the state of North Dakota and 8% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wahpeton, ND area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wahpeton is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.59 daily crimes that occur in Wahpeton.
  • Wahpeton is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wahpeton you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wahpeton has increased by 14%.

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Compare Wahpeton, ND Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wahpeton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wahpeton, ND on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Dakota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wahpeton, ND (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Dakota state wide, are 1.02 times more than the state average and 1.19 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wahpeton, ND on a daily bases are 1.90 times less than than North Dakota average and 2.96 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wahpeton, ND are 1.08 times more than the daily state average and 1.09 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wahpeton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wahpeton, ND compared to every other city in North Dakota as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wahpeton, ND ranks safer than 35% of every city located within North Dakota along with 57% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Dakota and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Wahpeton, ND. As a result, Wahpeton, ND is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wahpeton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wahpeton is 1 in 794
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wahpeton is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wahpeton is 1 in 42
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Wahpeton, ND? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Wahpeton, ND you have a 1 in 794 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 44 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 Wahpeton, ND.

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

The year over year crime rate for Wahpeton, ND is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Wahpeton, ND has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 38% in Wahpeton, ND, while property crimes in Wahpeton, ND have increased by 20%. Crimes in total for Wahpeton, ND have increased by 14% year over year.

Wahpeton police department

ItemWahpetonNorth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16842556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 16 Wahpeton police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% less than the North Dakota average and 38.1% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in North Dakota

StateTotal offendersNorth Dakota /100KNational /100K
North Dakota48872222
There are a total of 488 sex offenders in North Dakota. This yields a total of 72 sex offenders in North Dakota per 100,000 residents which is 68% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Colfax, ND1272031,8002,004
Breckenridge, MN3,3781202,1332,254
Mooreton, ND2072672,3612,628
Abercrombie, ND2512722,4082,680
Hankinson, ND9513292,9093,238
Wahpeton, ND7,8041262,2802,406

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Village Green-Green Ridge, PA7,8042121,2211,433
Ellsworth, ME7,8041653,8504,015
Charlestown, IN7,8029062,3253,231
Kalifornsky, AK7,8067092,7363,445
Garden City Park, NY7,807162684845
Wahpeton, ND7,8041262,2802,406
Source: The Wahpeton, ND 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.