Wadena, MN Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
86
Total Crimes
2,099.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-15.25%
Below National Average
187 out of 273
In Minnesota
6,355 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Wadena, MN?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wadena is 2,099.1 per 100,000 people. That's -15.25% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -9.33% lower 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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Wadena SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
6
Education
6
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wadena
/ 100k People
Minnesota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 86 2,099.1 2,315.2 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 2.1 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 55.8 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 146.4 135.1 250.2
Violent Crime 10 244.1 236.4 366.7
Burglary 4 97.6 282.4 340.5
Larceny 69 1,684.2 1,597.5 1,549.5
Car Theft 3 73.2 198.9 219.9
Property Crime 76 1,855.0 2,078.8 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Wadena

10.0
Violent Crimes
244.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-33.44%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 409.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 423.0 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wadena is 244.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.44% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 3.25% higher than the Minnesota violent crime rate of 236.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wadena

76.0
Property Crimes
1,855.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-12.08%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 53.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wadena each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wadena is 1,855.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -12.08% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -10.76% lower than the Minnesota property crime rate of 2,078.8 per 100,000 people.

Wadena 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 Wadena

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Alexandria, MN 13,914 414 2,975.4 2,767.0 208.4
Fergus Falls, MN 13,900 660 4,748.2 4,410.1 338.1
Brainerd, MN 13,449 524 3,896.2 3,427.8 468.4
Detroit Lakes, MN 9,362 283 3,022.9 2,873.3 149.5
Little Falls, MN 8,669 206 2,376.3 2,295.5 80.7
Baxter, MN 8,401 314 3,737.7 3,606.7 130.9
Staples, MN 2,945 67 2,275.0 2,105.3 169.8
New York Mills, MN 1,228 7 570.0 570.0 0.0
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