Reported Annual Crime In Bismarck

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBismarck/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,694n/a (estimate)3,6212,4792,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBismarck/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.01.35.3
Rape45n/a60.552.841.7
Robbery33n/a44.424.298.0
Assault178n/a239.3202.9248.9
Violent crime256n/a (estimate)344281383
Burglary322n/a432.8389.5430.4
Theft1,884n/a2,532.41,573.61,694.4
Vehicle theft232n/a311.8234.7237.4
Property crime2,438n/a (estimate)3,2772,1982,362
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bismarck, ND is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 46% higher than the average of crimes committed in North Dakota. It is also 32% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bismarck, ND shows a crime rate that is 22% higher than the North Dakota average. The crime rate is also 10% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bismarck, ND is shown to be 49% higher than the North Dakota average and 39% higher than the national average.

Find Real Estate Listings In Bismarck

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Bismarck

How would you rate the amount of crime in Bismarck?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.
Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Bismarck?View resultsWrite a review to give others more information about this area.

Bismarck crime map

  • Low crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • High crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Bismarck crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bismarck as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bismarck crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bismarck is 32% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.92 daily crimes that occur in Bismarck.
  • Bismarck is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bismarck you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bismarck has increased by 150%.

Real Estate Listings In Bismarck

Compare Bismarck, ND Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bismarck (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bismarck, ND is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for North Dakota and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bismarck, ND are 1.46 times more than the North Dakota average and 1.32 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bismarck, ND are 1.22 times more than than North Dakota and 1.11 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bismarck, ND are 1.49 times more than than North Dakota and 1.39 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Bismarck (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bismarck, ND area in comparison to other North Dakota communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bismarck, ND being safer than 6% of cities in North Dakota and 31% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking North Dakota cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bismarck, ND. In conclusion, Bismarck, ND now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bismarck

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bismarck is 1 in 291
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bismarck is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bismarck is 1 in 28
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Bismarck, ND? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Bismarck, ND your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 291. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 31 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Bismarck, ND is 1 in 28.

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

A good indicator of whether Bismarck, 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 Bismarck, ND has increased by 134%, while the property crime rate in Bismarck, ND has increased by 151% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bismarck, ND has increased by 150% year over year.

Bismarck police department

ItemBismarckNorth DakotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)131842558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.63.3
There are a total of 131 Bismarck police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.4% less than the North Dakota average and 37.1% 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
Lincoln, ND3,31125229254
Harmon, ND1821148881,002
Menoken, ND832531,9812,235
Mandan, ND20,6131833,2193,402
Bismarck, ND68,9813443,2773,621

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Union City, NJ68,9652341,7631,997
Glen Burnie, MD69,0606752,9983,673
Weston, FL68,89358644702
Palatine, IL69,09860833893
Casas Adobes, AZ68,6955493,1523,701
Bismarck, ND68,9813443,2773,621
Source: The Bismarck, ND crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.