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Total crime 27%
Violent crime 84%
Property crime 17%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWoodbury/100k peopleMinnesota/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,309n/a (estimate)1,8052,3152,489
Murder2n/a2.82.15.0
Rape26n/a35.843.442.6
Robbery10n/a13.855.881.6
Assault7n/a9.7135.1250.2
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)62236379
Burglary145n/a199.9282.4340.5
Theft1,092n/a1,505.71,597.51,549.5
Vehicle theft27n/a37.2198.9219.9
Property crime1,264n/a (estimate)1,7432,0792,110

Key findings

  • Woodbury crime rates are 27% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Woodbury are 84% lower than the national average
  • In Woodbury you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Woodbury is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Woodbury has increased by 29%

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      Daily Crime In Woodbury (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Woodbury, MN per 100,000 people. In Woodbury, the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.38 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Woodbury is 3.81 times less than the Minnesota average and 6.11 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Woodbury has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the Minnesota average and 1.21 times less than the national average.

      How Safe is Woodbury (higher is better)

      Is Woodbury safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Minnesota as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Woodbury to other cities in the state and across the country, Woodbury is 47% safer than other cities of Minnesota and 62% safer than other cities in the nation. Woodbury has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Woodbury

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Woodbury is 1 in 1612
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Woodbury is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Woodbury is 1 in 56
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Woodbury? In Woodbury, you have a 1 in 1612 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 58. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Woodbury, MN is 1 in 56.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Woodbury, Minnesota (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Woodbury has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in Woodbury has increased by 31%, and the total amount of crime in Woodbury has increased by 29% year over year.

      Woodbury police department

      ItemWoodburyMinnesotaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)737,759558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.21.83.3
      There are a total of 73 Woodbury police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.9% less than the Minnesota average and 64.5% 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
      North Hudson, WI3,81052236288
      Dellwood, MN1,20633292325
      Afton, MN2,95137326363
      Bayport, MN3,60426496522
      Grant, MN4,13461540601
      North Oaks, MN4,83261540601
      Lakeland, MN1,84768597664
      Woodbury, MN66,699621,7431,805

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Oshkosh, WI66,7132841,5971,882
      Palo Alto, CA66,6491282,9623,091
      Portland, ME66,6492422,5812,823
      Camarillo, CA66,630831,1731,257
      St. Cloud, MN66,7704363,5764,013
      Woodbury, MN66,699621,7431,805
      Source: The Woodbury, MN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.