Reported Annual Crime In West Fargo

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Fargo/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime562n/a (estimate)1,6812,3562,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Fargo/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.02.84.9
Rape5n/a15.045.638.6
Robbery4n/a12.019.6101.9
Assault39n/a116.7171.5237.8
Violent crime50n/a (estimate)150239373
Burglary149n/a445.7395.9491.4
Theft326n/a975.11,511.41,775.4
Vehicle theft37n/a110.7209.1220.2
Property crime512n/a (estimate)1,5312,1172,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in West Fargo, ND. All reported West Fargo, ND crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the West Fargo, ND overall crime rate is 29% lower than in comparison to the North Dakota average; and is also 41% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in West Fargo, ND, the rate is 38% lower than compared to the North Dakota average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, West Fargo, ND comes in at 28% lower than to the average seen in North Dakota, and 38% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Fargo is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.61 daily crimes that occur in West Fargo.
  • West Fargo is safer than 63% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Fargo you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Fargo has decreased by 13%.

Find Real Estate Listings In West Fargo

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In West Fargo

Compare West Fargo, ND Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In West Fargo (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West Fargo, ND per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for North Dakota and on a national scale. In West Fargo, ND the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.40 times less than the North Dakota average and 1.70 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in West Fargo, ND is 1.60 times less than the North Dakota average and 2.49 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, West Fargo, ND has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.38 times less than the North Dakota average and 1.62 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is West Fargo (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in West Fargo, ND in comparison to other notable cities in the state of North Dakota as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in West Fargo, ND to other cities in the state and across the country, West Fargo, ND is 42% safer than other cities of North Dakota and 63% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in North Dakota cities and all around the United States, West Fargo, ND has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing West Fargo, ND crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Fargo

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Fargo is 1 in 669
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Fargo is 1 in 66
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Fargo is 1 in 60
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in West Fargo, ND? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in West Fargo, ND, then there is a 1 in 669 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 66. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 60 risk that you will become a victim of crime in West Fargo, ND.

Year Over Year Crime In West Fargo (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether West Fargo, ND 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 West Fargo, ND has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in West Fargo, ND has decreased by 13% year over year. The number of total crimes in West Fargo, ND has decreased by 13% year over year.

West Fargo police department

ItemWest FargoNorth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)49842556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.63.3
There are a total of 49 West Fargo police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.8% less than the North Dakota average and 44.2% 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
Horace, ND2,50247415462
Oakport, MN1,33369631700
Casselton, ND2,43491807898
Briarwood, ND6197855951
Oxbow, ND34397855951
West Fargo, ND28,3711501,5311,681

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Monroeville, PA28,3652482,1472,395
Kingman, AZ28,3812695,0365,305
Tucker, GA28,3432692,1522,421
Drexel Heights, AZ28,2915854,3304,915
Myrtle Beach, SC28,4551,57514,38615,961
West Fargo, ND28,3711501,5311,681
Source: The West Fargo, 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.