Minneapolis, MN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
23,459
Total Crimes
5,442.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
119.76%
Above National Average
263 out of 273
In Minnesota
9,393 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Minneapolis, MN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Minneapolis is 5,442.7 per 100,000 people. That's 119.76% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 135.09% higher than the Minnesota total crime rate of 2,315.2 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Minneapolis SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8

How Does Minneapolis Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Minneapolis
/ 100k People
Minnesota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 23,459 5,442.7 2,315.2 2,476.7
Murder 46 10.7 2.1 5.0
Robbery 1,289 299.1 55.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,196 509.5 135.1 250.2
Violent Crime 3,990 925.7 236.4 366.7
Burglary 3,397 788.1 282.4 340.5
Larceny 13,172 3,056.0 1,597.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 2,900 672.8 198.9 219.9
Property Crime 19,469 4,517.0 2,078.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Minneapolis

3,990.0
Violent Crimes
925.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
152.45%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 108.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Minneapolis each year. That compares to a 1 in 423.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Minneapolis is 925.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 152.45% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 291.59% higher than the Minnesota violent crime rate of 236.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Minneapolis

19,469.0
Property Crimes
4,517.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
114.09%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 22.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Minneapolis each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Minneapolis is 4,517.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 114.09% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 117.29% higher than the Minnesota property crime rate of 2,078.8 per 100,000 people.

Minneapolis Crime Compared To Minnesota Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Minnesota.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Minneapolis

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Plymouth, MN 80,616 975 1,209.4 1,163.5 45.9
Maple Grove, MN 73,170 1,165 1,592.2 1,512.9 79.3
Woodbury, MN 72,527 1,309 1,804.8 1,742.8 62.0
Lakeville, MN 67,206 609 906.2 839.2 67.0
Eden Prairie, MN 64,777 752 1,160.9 1,080.6 80.3
Minnetonka, MN 54,497 802 1,471.6 1,416.6 55.0
Edina, MN 53,076 1,030 1,940.6 1,852.1 88.6
St. Louis Park, MN 49,535 1,485 2,997.9 2,818.2 179.7
Roseville, MN 36,750 2,247 6,114.3 5,888.4 225.9
Richfield, MN 36,100 923 2,556.8 2,354.6 202.2
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