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Total crime 144%
Violent crime 198%
Property crime 133%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinneapolis/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24,858n/a (estimate)5,7132,4022,346
Murder79n/a18.23.46.5
Rape361n/a83.039.138.4
Robbery1,782n/a409.568.573.9
Assault2,803n/a644.2166.5279.7
Violent crime5,025n/a (estimate)1,155278388
Burglary3,915n/a899.8307.0314.2
Theft11,953n/a2,747.11,567.81,398.0
Vehicle theft3,965n/a911.3250.0246.0
Property crime19,833n/a (estimate)4,5582,1251,958

Key findings

  • Minneapolis crime rates are 144% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Minneapolis are 198% higher than the national average
  • In Minneapolis you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Minneapolis is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Minneapolis has increased by 5%

Minneapolis crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Minneapolis (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Minneapolis, per 100,000 residents. In Minneapolis, the total number of daily crimes is 2.38 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.44 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Minneapolis are 4.16 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.98 times more than the national average. For property crime, Minneapolis has a daily crime rate that is 2.15 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.33 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Minneapolis (higher is better)

      Is Minneapolis 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 Minneapolis to other cities in the state and across the country, Minneapolis is 0% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 2% safer than other cities in the nation. Minneapolis has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minneapolis

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 87
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 22
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 18
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Minneapolis? In Minneapolis, you have a 1 in 87 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 22. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis, MN is 1 in 18.

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

      Determining whether Minneapolis is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Minneapolis violent crime rates have increased by 25%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 1% year over year. Total crimes for Minneapolis has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

      Minneapolis police department

      ItemMinneapolisMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9837,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
      There are a total of 983 Minneapolis police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.8% greater than the Minnesota average and 22.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Dellwood, MN1,20639298337
      Excelsior, MN2,51044333377
      Deephaven, MN3,7860505505
      Long Lake, MN1,70461470531
      North Oaks, MN4,83272552624
      Shorewood, MN7,54898746843
      Greenwood, MN755112859971
      Minneapolis, MN404,6701,1554,5585,713

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tulsa, OK399,9061,1335,1126,244
      Oakland, CA412,0401,2915,1666,457
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,6574,0715,727
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1415,3226,463
      Arlington, TX383,8995322,5513,082
      Minneapolis, MN404,6701,1554,5585,713
      Source: The Minneapolis, 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.