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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 44%
Property crime 23%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHopkins/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)2,6342,4022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.46.5
Rape11n/a59.239.138.4
Robbery7n/a37.768.573.9
Assault22n/a118.5166.5279.7
Violent crime40n/a (estimate)215278388
Burglary57n/a307.0307.0314.2
Theft344n/a1,852.71,567.81,398.0
Vehicle theft48n/a258.5250.0246.0
Property crime449n/a (estimate)2,4182,1251,958

Key findings

  • Hopkins crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hopkins are 44% lower than the national average
  • In Hopkins you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hopkins is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hopkins has increased by 52%

Hopkins crime map

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      Daily Crime In Hopkins (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Hopkins for every 100,000 residents. The Hopkins total amount of daily crime is 1.10 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.12 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hopkins, is 1.29 times less than the Minnesota average, and it is 1.80 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Hopkins has a daily crime average that is 1.14 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.23 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Hopkins (higher is better)

      Is Hopkins safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Minnesota as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Hopkins to other cities in the state and across the country, Hopkins is 41% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 54% safer than other cities in the nation. Hopkins has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hopkins

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hopkins is 1 in 465
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hopkins is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hopkins is 1 in 38
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Hopkins, Minnesota? If you reside in Hopkins, then there is a 1 in 465 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 42. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 38 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hopkins.

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

      A good indicator of whether Hopkins is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Hopkins has increased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Hopkins has increased by 55% year over year. The number of total crimes in Hopkins has increased by 52% year over year.

      Hopkins police department

      ItemHopkinsMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)377,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.11.83.3
      There are a total of 37 Hopkins police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.4% greater than the Minnesota average and 36.6% 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
      Tonka Bay, MN1,34439298337
      Corcoran, MN5,5720362362
      Excelsior, MN2,51044333377
      Greenfield, MN2,88844333377
      Spring Park, MN1,84253404457
      Deephaven, MN3,7860505505
      Minnetrista, MN6,96356456512
      Hopkins, MN18,0772152,4182,634

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Creve Coeur, MO18,0721391,9022,041
      Amsterdam, NY18,0632091,5901,799
      Vincennes, IN18,098903,9884,078
      Winthrop Town, MA18,031151743894
      Stafford, TX18,0263273,1283,455
      Hopkins, MN18,0772152,4182,634
      Source: The Hopkins, MN 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.