Bismarck, ND Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
2,731
Total Crimes
3,641.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
55.22%
Above National Average
43 out of 47
In North Dakota
7,762 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Bismarck, ND?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Bismarck is 3,641.5 per 100,000 people. That's 55.22% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 48.44% higher than the North Dakota total crime rate of 2,453.1 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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Bismarck SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
4
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
9.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Bismarck
/ 100k People
North Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 2,731 3,641.5 2,453.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 4.2 6.5
Robbery 26 34.7 19.7 73.9
Aggravated Assault 185 246.7 253.4 279.7
Violent Crime 260 346.7 329.0 387.8
Burglary 343 457.4 417.6 314.2
Larceny 1,876 2,501.4 1,435.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 252 336.0 271.0 246.0
Property Crime 2,471 3,294.8 2,124.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Bismarck

260
Violent Crimes
346.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-10.60%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 288.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Bismarck each year. That compares to a 1 in 303.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Bismarck is 346.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -10.60% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 5.37% higher than the North Dakota violent crime rate of 329.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Bismarck

2,471
Property Crimes
3,294.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
68.26%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 30.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Bismarck each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Bismarck is 3,294.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 68.26% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 55.11% higher than the North Dakota property crime rate of 2,124.1 per 100,000 people.

Bismarck Crime Compared To North Dakota Average

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

Crime In Cities Around Bismarck

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Mandan, ND 23,221 1,063 4,577.8 4,220.3 357.4
Lincoln, ND 4,006 24 599.1 449.3 149.8
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