Reported Annual Crime In Canton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,531 (estimate)2,4302,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a2.05.3
Rapen/an/an/a42.841.7
Robberyn/an/an/a64.998.0
Assaultn/an/an/a128.6248.9
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)346 (estimate)238383
Burglaryn/an/an/a336.9430.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,675.71,694.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a178.9237.4
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,185 (estimate)2,1922,362

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The Canton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canton 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 Canton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canton is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.67 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has decreased by 6%.

Compare Canton, MN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 290
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 29

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

Canton police department

ItemCantonMinnesotaNational
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
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
Cresco, IA3,8390553553
Harmony, MN1,0051131,0401,152
Preston, MN1,38301,2291,229
Spring Grove, MN1,2351552,2482,403
Burr Oak, IA2422942,1292,423
Lanesboro, MN7302832,6052,888
Fountain, MN3562962,7233,018
Canton, MN2833463,1853,531

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bennington, ID2832852,0602,345
Vienna, MD2836983,1023,800
Golden Valley, ND2833582,7973,154
Port William, OH2834603,7324,191
Dorrington, CA2831811,0091,190
Canton, MN2833463,1853,531
Source: The Canton, 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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