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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 1%
Property crime 71%
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 peopleSt. Cloud/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,837n/a (estimate)4,1552,2142,580
Murder1n/a1.51.95.0
Rape56n/a82.043.942.6
Robbery49n/a71.852.586.2
Assault156n/a228.5122.2246.8
Violent crime262n/a (estimate)384220381
Burglary297n/a435.0288.4376.0
Theft2,089n/a3,059.41,524.81,594.6
Vehicle theft189n/a276.8180.5228.9
Property crime2,575n/a (estimate)3,7711,9942,200

Key findings

  • St. Cloud crime rates are 61% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in St. Cloud are 1% higher than the national average
  • In St. Cloud you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • St. Cloud is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in St. Cloud has decreased by 7%

St. Cloud crime map

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

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

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in St. Cloud, MN per 100,000 people. In St. Cloud, the total number of daily crimes is 1.88 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.61 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in St. Cloud is 1.74 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.01 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, St. Cloud has a daily crime rate that is 1.89 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.71 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is St. Cloud (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and all other cities across the US, is St. Cloud safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that St. Cloud is safer than 5% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, St. Cloud is safer than 19% 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 St. Cloud. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that St. Cloud is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in St. Cloud

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in St. Cloud is 1 in 261
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in St. Cloud is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in St. Cloud is 1 in 25
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In St. Cloud, Minnesota you have a 1 in 261 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in St. Cloud.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in St. Cloud, MN is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in St. Cloud has increased by 2%, while the property crime rate in St. Cloud has decreased by 8% year over year. Summing up the numbers, St. Cloud has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      St. Cloud police department

      ItemSt. CloudMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1217,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
      There are a total of 121 St. Cloud police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.8% greater than the Minnesota average and 44.1% 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
      Rice, MN1,4670517517
      Avon, MN1,6690636636
      Becker, MN4,677184492676
      Cold Spring, MN4,07136664700
      Rockville, MN2,51174669743
      Clearwater, MN1,74389811901
      St. Joseph, MN6,775559571,012
      St. Cloud, MN66,7703843,7714,155

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oshkosh, WI66,7131721,6591,831
      Kissimmee, FL66,8403952,5232,918
      Woodbury, MN66,699711,3271,398
      Davis, CA66,8861682,4322,601
      Palo Alto, CA66,6491072,2392,346
      St. Cloud, MN66,7703843,7714,155
      Source: The St. Cloud, 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.