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Total crime 11%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 2%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDickinson/100k peopleNorth Dakota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime495n/a (estimate)2,0802,4532,346
Murder1n/a4.24.26.5
Rape4n/a16.851.738.4
Robbery1n/a4.219.773.9
Assault33n/a138.6253.4279.7
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)164329388
Burglary51n/a214.3417.6314.2
Theft346n/a1,453.71,435.51,398.0
Vehicle theft59n/a247.9271.0246.0
Property crime456n/a (estimate)1,9162,1241,958

Key findings

  • Dickinson crime rates are 11% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dickinson are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Dickinson you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dickinson is safer than 48% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dickinson has decreased by 2%

Dickinson crime map

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The Dickinson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dickinson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Dickinson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Dickinson (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Dickinson on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of North Dakota and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Dickinson (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to North Dakota, are 1.18 times less than the state average and 1.13 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Dickinson on a daily basis are 2.01 times less than than North Dakota average and 2.37 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Dickinson are 1.11 times less than the daily state average and 1.02 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Dickinson (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Dickinson to every other city in North Dakota, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Dickinson safe? The gauges above illustrate that Dickinson is safer than 29% of every city located within North Dakota along with 48% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in North Dakota and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Dickinson, ND is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dickinson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dickinson is 1 in 611
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dickinson is 1 in 53
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dickinson is 1 in 49
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Dickinson? If you reside in Dickinson, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 611. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 53 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Dickinson, is 1 in 49.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Dickinson, ND is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Dickinson has decreased by 26%, while the property crime rate in Dickinson has increased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Dickinson has decreased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Dickinson police department

      ItemDickinsonNorth DakotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)51842558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.72.63.3
      There are a total of 51 Dickinson police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.3% greater than the North Dakota average and 17.1% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in North Dakota

      StateTotal offendersNorth Dakota /100KNational /100K
      North Dakota1,982293266
      There are a total of 1,982 sex offenders in North Dakota. This yields a total of 293 sex offenders in North Dakota per 100,000 residents which is 10% greater than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Heart, ND3283112,0112,322
      Gladstone, ND3164212,7203,142
      Dickinson, ND21,9851641,9162,080

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hamtramck, MI21,9858371,4872,324
      Farmington, UT21,98350926975
      Hunters Creek, FL21,9882841,3091,593
      Villa Park, IL21,9771571,3631,520
      Kihei, HI21,9642802,6592,939
      Dickinson, ND21,9851641,9162,080
      Source: The Dickinson, ND crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.