Wahpeton, ND Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
231
Total Crimes
2,979.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
20.32%
Above National Average
42 out of 47
In North Dakota
7,792 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Wahpeton, ND?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Wahpeton is 2,979.9 per 100,000 people. That's 20.32% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 31.76% higher than the North Dakota total crime rate of 2,261.6 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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Wahpeton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
6
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
10

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Wahpeton
/ 100k People
North Dakota
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 231 2,979.9 2,261.6 2,476.7
Murder 2 25.8 3.1 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 23.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 129.0 200.6 250.2
Violent Crime 15 193.5 284.6 366.7
Burglary 29 374.1 342.2 340.5
Larceny 159 2,051.1 1,399.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 28 361.2 235.2 219.9
Property Crime 216 2,786.4 1,977.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Wahpeton

15.0
Violent Crimes
193.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-47.23%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 516.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Wahpeton each year. That compares to a 1 in 351.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Wahpeton is 193.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -47.23% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -32.02% lower than the North Dakota violent crime rate of 284.6 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Wahpeton

216.0
Property Crimes
2,786.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
32.06%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 35.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Wahpeton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Wahpeton is 2,786.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 32.06% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 40.94% higher than the North Dakota property crime rate of 1,977.0 per 100,000 people.

Wahpeton 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 Wahpeton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Fargo, ND 127,423 4,552 3,572.4 3,121.9 450.5
Moorhead, MN 43,657 1,085 2,485.3 2,345.6 139.7
West Fargo, ND 38,171 639 1,674.0 1,530.0 144.1
Fergus Falls, MN 13,900 660 4,748.2 4,410.1 338.1
Breckenridge, MN 3,175 75 2,362.2 2,173.2 189.0
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