Reported Annual Crime In Waite Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaite Park/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime610n/a (estimate)8,1822,4302,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaite Park/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a13.42.05.3
Rape2n/a26.842.841.7
Robbery4n/a53.764.998.0
Assault14n/a187.8128.6248.9
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)282238383
Burglary34n/a456.1336.9430.4
Theft543n/a7,283.71,675.71,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a161.0178.9237.4
Property crime589n/a (estimate)7,9012,1922,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Waite Park, MN. The total number of reported crimes in Waite Park, MN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Waite Park, MN crime rate is 237% higher than the Minnesota average and is 198% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Waite Park, MN has a violent crime rate that is 18% higher than the Minnesota average and 26% lower than the national average. For property crime, Waite Park, MN is 261% higher than the Minnesota average and 234% higher than the national average.
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The Waite Park crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Waite Park 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 Waite Park crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waite Park is 198% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 22.42 daily crimes that occur in Waite Park.
  • Waite Park is safer than 17% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waite Park you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waite Park has decreased by 17%.

Compare Waite Park, MN Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Waite Park (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Waite Park, MN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Minnesota and on a national level. In Waite Park, MN the total number of daily crimes is 3.37 times more than the Minnesota average and 2.98 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Waite Park, MN is 1.18 times more than the Minnesota average and 1.36 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Waite Park, MN has a daily crime rate that is 3.61 times more than the Minnesota average and 3.34 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Waite Park (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Minnesota and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Waite Park, MN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Waite Park, MN has been ranked safer than 3% of other cities in the state of Minnesota. In addition, Waite Park, MN is safer than 17% 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 Waite Park, MN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Waite Park, MN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waite Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waite Park is 1 in 356
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waite Park is 1 in 13
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waite Park is 1 in 13
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Waite Park, MN? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Waite Park, MN, then there is a 1 in 356 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 13. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 13 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Waite Park, MN.

Year Over Year Crime In Waite Park (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Waite Park, MN is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Waite Park, MN has decreased by 22% and the rate of property crime in Waite Park, MN has decreased by 16%. The total crime rate in Waite Park, MN has decreased by 17% year to year.

Waite Park police department

ItemWaite ParkMinnesotaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)177,759558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
There are a total of 17 Waite Park police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.9% greater than the Minnesota average and 23% 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
Rice, MN1,4670291291
Rockville, MN2,51180735815
Cold Spring, MN4,07118827845
St. Joseph, MN6,77574871945
Clearwater, MN1,74397892988
Richmond, MN1,5961069721,078
St. Augusta, MN3,5471091,0061,115
Waite Park, MN7,3712827,9018,182

Cities with similar population

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Sioux Center, IA7,37026277304
Eden Isle, LA7,3731811,0951,276
West Dundee, IL7,369681,6841,752
Globe, AZ7,3691,7157,5389,253
Washington, IA7,3688321,7182,550
Waite Park, MN7,3712827,9018,182
Source: The Waite Park, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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