Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)980 (estimate)2,4302,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/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)96 (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)884 (estimate)2,1922,362

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

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.68 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 103 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 1043
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 114
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 103

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

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusMinnesotaNational
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
Dellwood, MN1,20633308341
Grant, MN4,13462569631
North Oaks, MN4,83262569631
Scandia, MN4,02984774858
Lino Lakes, MN20,75843922965
Marine on St. Croix, MN75396886982
Birchwood Village, MN87196886982
Columbus, MN3,98096884980

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Alexandria, AL3,9802611,4741,736
Todd Creek, CO3,97970515585
Enon, VA3,9811231,0601,183
Desoto Lakes, FL3,9821901,1681,357
Berne, IN3,9820389389
Columbus, MN3,98096884980
Source: The Columbus, 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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