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Total crime 82%
Violent crime 108%
Property crime 78%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMinneapolis/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime20,145n/a (estimate)4,7042,2142,580
Murder31n/a7.21.95.0
Rape432n/a100.943.942.6
Robbery1,184n/a276.552.586.2
Assault1,748n/a408.2122.2246.8
Violent crime3,395n/a (estimate)793220381
Burglary3,089n/a721.3288.4376.0
Theft11,471n/a2,678.51,524.81,594.6
Vehicle theft2,190n/a511.4180.5228.9
Property crime16,750n/a (estimate)3,9111,9942,200

Key findings

  • Minneapolis crime rates are 82% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Minneapolis are 108% higher than the national average
  • In Minneapolis you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Minneapolis is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Minneapolis has decreased by 12%

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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 2.12 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.82 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Minneapolis are 3.60 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.08 times more than the national average. For property crime, Minneapolis has a daily crime rate that is 1.96 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.78 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 5% 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 127
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis is 1 in 22
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Minneapolis? In Minneapolis, you have a 1 in 127 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 26. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Minneapolis, MN is 1 in 22.

      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 decreased by 28%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Minneapolis has decreased by 12% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Osseo, MN2,61235142177
      Dellwood, MN1,20631280311
      Excelsior, MN2,51035313347
      Long Lake, MN1,70449441489
      North Oaks, MN4,83257518575
      Shorewood, MN7,54877700777
      Greenwood, MN75589806894
      Minneapolis, MN404,6707933,9114,704

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tulsa, OK399,9061,0655,4316,496
      Oakland, CA412,0401,2745,3906,664
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,4504,4125,861
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1805,6196,799
      Arlington, TX383,8994452,9383,383
      Minneapolis, MN404,6707933,9114,704
      Source: The Minneapolis, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.