Reported Annual Crime In Moorhead

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoorhead/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,040n/a (estimate)2,4472,3762,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMoorhead/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.41.85.3
Rape20n/a47.142.540.4
Robbery14n/a32.967.5102.8
Assault33n/a77.6130.7248.5
Violent crime68n/a (estimate)160243386
Burglary169n/a397.6337.1468.9
Theft712n/a1,675.01,638.11,745.0
Vehicle theft91n/a214.1158.1236.9
Property crime972n/a (estimate)2,2872,1332,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Moorhead, MN. These figures on reported criminal activity in Moorhead, MN, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Moorhead, MN is 3% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Minnesota, and when compared with the national average, is 14% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Moorhead, MN has 34% lower than violent crime rate than Minnesota average, while remaining 59% lower than the national average. In property crime, Moorhead, MN is 7% higher than the average of Minnesota and is 7% lower than the national average.

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The Moorhead crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Moorhead as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Moorhead crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Moorhead is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.7 daily crimes that occur in Moorhead.
  • Moorhead is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Moorhead you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Moorhead has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Moorhead (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Moorhead, MN per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Minnesota and on a national scale. In Moorhead, MN the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.03 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.16 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Moorhead, MN is 1.52 times less than the Minnesota average and 2.41 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Moorhead, MN has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.07 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Moorhead (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Moorhead, MN compared to other areas of Minnesota, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Moorhead, MN safer than 28% when compared to other Minnesota cities, and 51% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Minnesota, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Moorhead, MN. At this time, Moorhead, MN sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Moorhead

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Moorhead is 1 in 626
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Moorhead is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Moorhead is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Moorhead, MN? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Moorhead, MN you have a 1 in 626 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Moorhead, MN.

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

The year over year crime rate for Moorhead, MN is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Moorhead, MN has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 15% in Moorhead, MN, while property crimes in Moorhead, MN have decreased by 6%. Crimes in total for Moorhead, MN have decreased by 6% year over year.

Moorhead police department

ItemMoorheadMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)677,759558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 67 Moorhead police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4.2% less than the Minnesota average and 46.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Minnesota

StateTotal offendersMinnesota /100KNational /100K
Minnesota3367222
There are a total of 336 sex offenders in Minnesota. This yields a total of 7 sex offenders in Minnesota per 100,000 residents which is 97% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Horace, ND2,55956517573
Glyndon, MN1,247102891993
Briarwood, ND541019281,029
Oxbow, ND3951019281,029
Reile's Acres, ND5141121,0241,136
Prairie Rose, ND841331,2191,352
Frontier, ND1921461,3401,486
Moorhead, MN41,3211602,2872,447

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Leominster, MA41,3046502,2632,912
Brea, CA41,3512173,3703,586
Woonsocket, RI41,2725112,3422,852
Peachtree Corners, GA41,2681721,2981,470
Ocoee, FL41,3932963,4663,761
Moorhead, MN41,3211602,2872,447
Source: The Moorhead, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.