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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 15%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdams/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,151 (estimate)2,3152,489
Murdern/an/an/a2.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a43.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a55.881.6
Assaultn/an/an/a135.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)321 (estimate)236379
Burglaryn/an/an/a282.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,597.51,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a198.9219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,830 (estimate)2,0792,110

Key findings

  • Adams crime rates are 27% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Adams are 15% lower than the national average
  • In Adams you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Adams is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Adams has increased by 5%

Adams crime map

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      Daily Crime In Adams (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Adams

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Adams is 1 in 312
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Adams is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Adams is 1 in 32

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

      Adams police department

      ItemAdamsMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      Sex offenders in Minnesota

      StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
      Minnesota1,28326266
      There are a total of 1,283 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 26 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 90% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Ansgar, IA1,087109708817
      Grand Meadow, MN1,1621139981,111
      Austin, MN24,8412141,9312,145
      Riceville, IA8343522,2882,641
      Stacyville, IA5033552,3062,661
      Elkton, MN992752,4182,693
      Racine, MN4562792,4602,739
      Adams, MN7323212,8303,151

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ogden, IL7325062,2942,800
      Penhook, VA73290713803
      Puryear, TN7323001,5021,802
      Maypearl, TX7324872,7803,267
      Misenheimer, NC7325343,3853,919
      Adams, MN7323212,8303,151
      Source: The Adams, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.