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Crime rate in Golden Valley, Minnesota (MN): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Golden Valley, MN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Golden Valley, MN

The 2022 crime rate in Golden Valley, MN is 158 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.6 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 66.3% U.S. cities. The 2022 Golden Valley crime rate fell by 11% compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Golden Valley has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Golden Valley, MN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Golden Valley:

158.3
Robbinsdale:

309.4
Crystal:

219.0
St. Louis Park:

222.0
New Hope:

202.3
Minneapolis:

654.8
Hopkins:

164.9
Plymouth:

90.2
Brooklyn Center:

373.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Golden Valley by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(14.7)
4
(19.6)
3
(14.6)
3
(14.4)
4
(19.1)
0
(0.0)
7
(33.3)
5
(23.3)
3
(13.9)
7
(32.3)
5
(22.8)
2
(9.1)
6
(27.6)
7
(32.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
14
(68.8)
7
(34.4)
5
(24.4)
9
(43.3)
5
(23.9)
3
(14.3)
6
(28.6)
4
(18.6)
8
(37.1)
5
(23.1)
7
(31.9)
9
(40.8)
9
(41.4)
12
(56.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(83.6)
12
(58.9)
8
(39.0)
9
(43.3)
7
(33.5)
6
(28.6)
10
(47.6)
7
(32.6)
7
(32.5)
10
(46.1)
6
(27.4)
16
(72.5)
24
(110.4)
21
(98.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
138
(678.3)
89
(436.9)
85
(414.1)
100
(481.1)
59
(282.2)
81
(386.5)
53
(252.5)
54
(251.7)
73
(338.8)
36
(166.0)
66
(300.9)
75
(340.0)
105
(483.0)
61
(284.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
441
(2,168)
348
(1,708)
339
(1,651)
399
(1,919)
378
(1,808)
395
(1,885)
388
(1,848)
323
(1,506)
358
(1,662)
344
(1,586)
363
(1,655)
406
(1,840)
318
(1,463)
320
(1,494)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
44
(216.3)
29
(142.4)
14
(68.2)
19
(91.4)
14
(67.0)
15
(71.6)
14
(66.7)
31
(144.5)
21
(97.5)
30
(138.3)
36
(164.1)
58
(262.9)
77
(354.2)
43
(200.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(44.2)
3
(14.7)
1
(4.9)
3
(14.4)
4
(19.1)
1
(4.8)
2
(9.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.6)
2
(9.1)
2
(9.2)
1
(4.7)
City-Data.com crime index200.6157.9127.3151.0126.6118.2141.7120.2126.8128.1133.7152.4177.2158.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Golden Valley, Minnesota as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Golden Valley is 1,787 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Golden Valley:

109.7
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Golden Valley:

103.5
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Golden Valley:

65.7
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Golden Valley:

52.4
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Golden Valley:

66.9
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Golden Valley:

48.7
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Golden Valley:

48.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Golden Valley:

71.5
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Golden Valley:

21.5
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Golden Valley:

47.8
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Golden Valley:

57.7
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Golden Valley:

46.3
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Golden Valley:

76.1
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Golden Valley:

90.9
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Golden Valley:

92.6
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Golden Valley:

47.6
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Golden Valley:

89.7
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Golden Valley:

119.2
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Golden Valley:

161.7
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Golden Valley:

222.9
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Golden Valley:

199.5
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Golden Valley:

167.5
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Golden Valley:

133.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Golden Valley:

165.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Golden Valley:

147.3
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Golden Valley:

152.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Golden Valley:

182.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Golden Valley:

156.9
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Golden Valley:

205.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Golden Valley:

175.6
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Golden Valley:

194.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Golden Valley:

276.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Golden Valley:

250.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Golden Valley:

248.7
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Golden Valley:

200.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Golden Valley:

234.0
U.S. Average:

322.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 36 (27 officers - 19 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Minnesota average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 43 (31 officers - 25 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Minnesota average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 41 (31 officers - 25 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.41
Minnesota average:

1.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 38 (30 officers - 25 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Minnesota average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 41 (31 officers - 25 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.75

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 41 (31 officers - 27 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 41 (31 officers - 25 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 40 (30 officers - 24 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 40 (30 officers - 24 male; 6 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers - 25 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 38 (30 officers - 25 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 40 (30 officers - 25 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 40 (30 officers - 25 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.47
Minnesota average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 36 (29 officers - 24 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Minnesota average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 36 (27 officers - 22 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Minnesota average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 39 (29 officers - 25 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 38 (29 officers - 25 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 37 (29 officers - 24 male; 5 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 39 (30 officers - 26 male; 4 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.44
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Golden Valley, MN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 55411, 55426.