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Total crime 56%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 50%
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 peopleSt. Charles/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)1,0372,4022,346
Murder0n/a0.03.46.5
Rape0n/a0.039.138.4
Robbery0n/a0.068.573.9
Assault2n/a53.2166.5279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)53278388
Burglary1n/a26.6307.0314.2
Theft34n/a904.31,567.81,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a53.2250.0246.0
Property crime37n/a (estimate)9842,1251,958

Key findings

  • St. Charles crime rates are 56% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Charles are 86% lower than the national average
  • In St. Charles you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Charles is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Charles has decreased by 2%

St. Charles crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in St. Charles, MN per 100,000 people. In St. Charles, the total number of daily crimes is 2.32 times less than the Minnesota average and 2.26 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in St. Charles is 5.22 times less than the Minnesota average and 7.29 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, St. Charles has a daily crime rate that is 2.16 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.99 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is St. Charles (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in St. Charles in comparison to other Minnesota communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is St. Charles safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show St. Charles being safer than 69% of cities in Minnesota and 78% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Minnesota cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to St. Charles. In conclusion, St. Charles ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Charles

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Charles is 1 in 1880
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Charles is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Charles is 1 in 97
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in St. Charles? In St. Charles, MN you have a 1 in 1880 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 102 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 97 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Charles.

      Year Over Year Crime In St. Charles (per 100,000 people)

      Determining whether St. Charles is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. St. Charles violent crime rates have decreased by 34%. At the same time, property crime has not changed year over year. Total crimes for St. Charles has decreased by 2% in the same time frame.

      St. Charles police department

      ItemSt. CharlesMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)47,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.11.83.3
      There are a total of 4 St. Charles police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 40.9% less than the Minnesota average and 67.2% 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
      Plainview, MN3,267213486698
      Lewiston, MN1,5380910910
      Elgin, MN1,2131219241,045
      Chatfield, MN2,8211219281,049
      Eyota, MN2,0731279701,097
      Rushford Village, MN9172872,1942,481
      Rollingstone, MN6713282,5082,836
      St. Charles, MN3,707539841,037

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      Lake Land'Or, VA3,707119831950
      Moss Beach, CA3,70684407492
      Rayville, LA3,70805757
      Narragansett Pier, RI3,70844237281
      Emerald Isle, NC3,7092973,7054,002
      St. Charles, MN3,707539841,037
      Source: The St. Charles, 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.