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Total crime 48%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 45%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Grand Forks/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime111n/a (estimate)1,2912,3152,489
Murder0n/a0.02.15.0
Rape1n/a11.643.442.6
Robbery1n/a11.655.881.6
Assault9n/a104.7135.1250.2
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)128236379
Burglary17n/a197.7282.4340.5
Theft70n/a814.21,597.51,549.5
Vehicle theft13n/a151.2198.9219.9
Property crime100n/a (estimate)1,1632,0792,110

Key findings

  • East Grand Forks crime rates are 48% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Grand Forks are 66% lower than the national average
  • In East Grand Forks you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Grand Forks is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Grand Forks has increased by 19%

East Grand Forks crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In East Grand Forks (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in East Grand Forks, MN per 100,000 people. In East Grand Forks, the total number of daily crimes is 1.79 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.93 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in East Grand Forks is 1.85 times less than the Minnesota average and 2.97 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, East Grand Forks has a daily crime rate that is 1.79 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.81 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is East Grand Forks (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in East Grand Forks in comparison to other Minnesota communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is East Grand Forks safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show East Grand Forks being safer than 51% of cities in Minnesota and 67% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Minnesota cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to East Grand Forks. In conclusion, East Grand Forks ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Grand Forks

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Grand Forks is 1 in 782
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Grand Forks is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Grand Forks is 1 in 78
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Grand Forks? If you reside in East Grand Forks, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 782. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 86 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 East Grand Forks, is 1 in 78.

      Year Over Year Crime In East Grand Forks (per 100,000 people)

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for East Grand Forks is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in East Grand Forks has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 58% in East Grand Forks, while property crimes in East Grand Forks have increased by 15%. Total crime has increased by 19% year over year.

      East Grand Forks police department

      ItemEast Grand ForksMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)247,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.81.83.3
      There are a total of 24 East Grand Forks police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 54.6% greater than the Minnesota average and 14.3% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Minnesota

      StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
      Minnesota1,28326266
      There are a total of 1,283 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 26 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 90% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Thompson, ND1,19609898
      Manvel, ND3903422,3732,715
      Grand Forks, ND55,8312892,4752,764
      Fisher, MN4623162,7883,104
      East Grand Forks, MN8,6361281,1631,291

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Riverdale, UT8,6362956,3376,632
      Zuni Pueblo, NM8,6351,1484,2945,442
      Pasadena Hills, FL8,6373391,9222,260
      Oakbrook, KY8,6401351,1841,319
      Clarendon Hills, IL8,64157498555
      East Grand Forks, MN8,6361281,1631,291
      Source: The East Grand Forks, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.