Reported Annual Crime In West St. Paul

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest St. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,270n/a (estimate)6,3912,4652,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest St. Paul/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a5.02.44.9
Rape13n/a65.442.338.6
Robbery19n/a95.668.7101.9
Assault54n/a271.8129.2237.8
Violent crime87n/a (estimate)438243373
Burglary141n/a709.6351.6491.4
Theft963n/a4,846.31,725.21,775.4
Vehicle theft79n/a397.6145.4220.2
Property crime1,183n/a (estimate)5,9532,2222,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in West St. Paul, 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 West St. Paul, 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 West St. Paul, MN averages 159% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 124% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in West St. Paul, MN is 80% higher than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 18% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 168% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 139% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the West St. Paul, MN area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West St. Paul is 124% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.51 daily crimes that occur in West St. Paul.
  • West St. Paul is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West St. Paul you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West St. Paul has increased by 14%.

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

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in West St. Paul, MN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Minnesota and on a national scale. In West St. Paul, MN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.59 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.24 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in West St. Paul, MN is 1.80 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.18 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, West St. Paul, MN has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.68 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.39 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is West St. Paul (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the West 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 West St. Paul, MN being safer than 3% of cities in Minnesota and 12% 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 West St. Paul, MN. In conclusion, West St. Paul, MN now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West St. Paul

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West St. Paul is 1 in 229
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West St. Paul is 1 in 17
The chance of being a victim of crime in West St. Paul is 1 in 16
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West St. Paul, MN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In West St. Paul, MN, you have a 1 in 229 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 17. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West St. Paul, MN is 1 in 16.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in West St. Paul, MN is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in West St. Paul, MN has increased by 24%, the amount of property crime in West St. Paul, MN has increased by 13%, and the total amount of crime in West St. Paul, MN has increased by 14% year to year.

West St. Paul police department

ItemWest St. PaulMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)326,967556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 32 West St. Paul police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 10.3% less than the Minnesota average and 50.6% 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
North Oaks, MN4,6170102102
Shoreview, MN25,6738174181
Bayport, MN3,58153213267
Arden Hills, MN9,70010281291
Vadnais Heights, MN12,77030300330
West St. Paul, MN19,6904385,9536,391

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West St. Paul, MN19,6904385,9536,391
Source: The West St. Paul, 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.