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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 90%
Property crime 33%
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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 peopleMinnetonka/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime739n/a (estimate)1,3542,4022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.46.5
Rape7n/a12.839.138.4
Robbery6n/a11.068.573.9
Assault9n/a16.5166.5279.7
Violent crime22n/a (estimate)40278388
Burglary120n/a219.9307.0314.2
Theft550n/a1,008.01,567.81,398.0
Vehicle theft47n/a86.1250.0246.0
Property crime717n/a (estimate)1,3142,1251,958

Key findings

  • Minnetonka crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Minnetonka are 90% lower than the national average
  • In Minnetonka you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Minnetonka is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Minnetonka has decreased by 8%

Minnetonka crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Minnetonka (per 100,000 people)

      The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Minnetonka, Minnesota is displayed in the graph above. As you can see, the daily crimes for Minnetonka are 1.77 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.73 times less than the national level. Daily violent crimes in Minnetonka are 6.88 times less than than Minnesota and 9.62 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Minnetonka are 1.62 times less than than Minnesota and 1.49 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Minnetonka (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and all other cities across the US, is Minnetonka safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Minnetonka is safer than 61% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, Minnetonka is safer than 72% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Minnesota and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Minnetonka. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Minnetonka is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Minnetonka

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Minnetonka is 1 in 2481
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Minnetonka is 1 in 77
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Minnetonka is 1 in 74
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Minnetonka? In Minnetonka, you have a 1 in 2481 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 77. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Minnetonka, MN is 1 in 74.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Minnetonka is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Minnetonka has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 27% in Minnetonka, while property crimes in Minnetonka have decreased by 7%. Total crime has decreased by 8% year over year.

      Minnetonka police department

      ItemMinnetonkaMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)727,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 72 Minnetonka police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Minnesota average and 56.4% 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
      Tonka Bay, MN1,34439298337
      Corcoran, MN5,5720362362
      Greenfield, MN2,88844333377
      Excelsior, MN2,51044333377
      Spring Park, MN1,84253404457
      Independence, MN3,68753405458
      Deephaven, MN3,7860505505
      Minnetonka, MN51,651401,3141,354

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Huntersville, NC51,7011661,4811,648
      Hoffman Estates, IL51,727127845973
      Casa Grande, AZ51,5715652,0062,571
      Commerce City, CO51,7314793,2993,779
      Brookhaven, GA51,5673952,5102,905
      Minnetonka, MN51,651401,3141,354
      Source: The Minnetonka, 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.