Reported Annual Crime In Brainerd

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrainerd/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime624n/a (estimate)4,6892,4302,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrainerd/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.02.05.3
Rape28n/a210.442.841.7
Robbery5n/a37.664.998.0
Assault37n/a278.0128.6248.9
Violent crime70n/a (estimate)526238394
Burglary74n/a556.1336.9430.4
Theft466n/a3,501.91,675.71,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a105.2178.9237.4
Property crime554n/a (estimate)4,1632,1922,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Brainerd, 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 Brainerd, 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 Brainerd, MN averages 93% higher than the rest of Minnesota while the rate of crime on a national scale is 70% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Brainerd, MN is 121% higher than the average rate of crime in Minnesota and 34% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 90% higher than the remainder of the state of Minnesota and 76% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Brainerd, MN area.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brainerd is 70% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.85 daily crimes that occur in Brainerd.
  • Brainerd is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brainerd you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brainerd has decreased by 18%.

Compare Brainerd, MN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Brainerd (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Brainerd, MN on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Minnesota. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Brainerd, MN (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Minnesota state wide, are 1.93 times more than the state average and 1.70 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Brainerd, MN on a daily bases are 2.21 times more than than Minnesota average and 1.34 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Brainerd, MN are 1.90 times more than the daily state average and 1.76 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Brainerd (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Brainerd, MN compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Brainerd, MN safer than 1% when compared to other Minnesota cities, and 13% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Minnesota, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Brainerd, MN. At this time, Brainerd, MN sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brainerd

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brainerd is 1 in 191
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brainerd is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brainerd is 1 in 22
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Brainerd, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Brainerd, MN you have a 1 in 191 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 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brainerd, MN.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Brainerd, MN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Brainerd, MN has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Brainerd, MN has decreased by 18% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Brainerd, MN has decreased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Brainerd police department

ItemBrainerdMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)297,759558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
There are a total of 29 Brainerd police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.1% greater than the Minnesota average and 35.1% 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
Lake Shore, MN9600192192
East Gull Lake, MN1,01241376417
Pillager, MN4820656656
Nisswa, MN2,13572661733
Crosby, MN2,5371722,4042,576
Cuyuna, MN3722882,6482,935
Fort Ripley, MN523072,8313,138
Brainerd, MN13,4405264,1634,689

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hot Springs Village, AR13,4432111,1731,384
Stony Brook, NY13,437160679839
Druid Hills, GA13,4441361,0901,226
Hidalgo, TX13,4492781,5381,815
North Mankato, MN13,4511171,1861,303
Brainerd, MN13,4405264,1634,689
Source: The Brainerd, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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