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


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

Crime rate in Minneapolis, MN

The 2018 crime rate in Minneapolis, MN was 458 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.7 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.1% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Minneapolis crime rate fell by 29% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 31 - a decrease of 11 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Minneapolis has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Minneapolis, MN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Minneapolis:

458.3
Lauderdale:

213.8
St. Louis Park:

169.3
Golden Valley:

128.1
Falcon Heights:

97.0
St. Anthony:

179.4
Robbinsdale:

189.6
Columbia Heights:

212.9
Richfield:

179.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Minneapolis by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
47
(12.5)
57
(15.2)
47
(12.7)
37
(9.8)
18
(4.7)
37
(9.6)
32
(8.3)
39
(10.0)
36
(9.1)
31
(7.7)
47
(11.4)
35
(8.4)
42
(10.0)
31
(7.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
402
(106.8)
N/A452
(121.8)
367
(97.4)
413
(107.9)
438
(113.6)
386
(100.1)
403
(103.3)
385
(97.2)
389
(96.2)
407
(98.4)
455
(109.2)
514
(122.7)
432
(100.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2,584
(686.7)
3,028
(806.8)
2,520
(678.8)
2,005
(532.2)
1,663
(434.6)
1,596
(413.8)
1,589
(412.2)
1,719
(440.5)
1,856
(468.4)
1,871
(462.6)
1,896
(458.5)
1,844
(442.5)
1,819
(434.2)
1,184
(276.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2,439
(648.2)
2,836
(755.7)
2,561
(689.9)
2,370
(629.1)
2,148
(561.4)
1,993
(516.7)
1,715
(444.8)
1,711
(438.4)
1,761
(444.5)
1,802
(445.5)
2,045
(494.6)
2,288
(549.0)
2,239
(534.4)
1,748
(408.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5,535
(1,471)
5,826
(1,552)
6,164
(1,660)
5,591
(1,484)
4,741
(1,239)
4,787
(1,241)
5,104
(1,324)
4,782
(1,225)
4,601
(1,161)
4,112
(1,017)
3,555
(859.8)
3,424
(821.6)
3,762
(897.9)
3,089
(721.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
12,988
(3,452)
13,110
(3,493)
13,203
(3,556)
12,776
(3,391)
11,320
(2,959)
11,609
(3,010)
12,311
(3,193)
12,760
(3,270)
13,182
(3,327)
13,480
(3,333)
12,069
(2,919)
12,183
(2,923)
13,296
(3,173)
11,471
(2,679)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
3,894
(1,035)
3,625
(965.9)
3,176
(855.5)
2,410
(639.7)
1,798
(469.9)
1,903
(493.4)
1,775
(460.4)
1,817
(465.6)
1,575
(397.5)
1,531
(378.5)
1,717
(415.3)
1,987
(476.8)
2,388
(570.0)
2,190
(511.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
220
(58.5)
232
(61.8)
217
(58.5)
160
(42.5)
143
(37.4)
116
(30.1)
140
(36.3)
117
(30.0)
124
(31.3)
117
(28.9)
116
(28.1)
85
(20.4)
107
(25.5)
76
(17.7)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)769.9834.9791.3673.7581.1584.3566.5576.3571.5554.9548.1559.3590.7458.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 238 registered sex offenders living in Minneapolis, Minnesota as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Minneapolis is 1,738 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Minneapolis:

457.7
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Minneapolis:

627.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Minneapolis:

621.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Minneapolis:

597.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Minneapolis:

565.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Minneapolis:

571.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Minneapolis:

562.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Minneapolis:

545.2
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Minneapolis:

598.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Minneapolis:

615.4
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Minneapolis:

697.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Minneapolis:

831.4
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2005
Minneapolis:

799.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Minneapolis:

529.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Minneapolis:

505.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Minneapolis:

449.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Minneapolis:

354.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Minneapolis:

423.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Minneapolis:

382.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Minneapolis:

380.2
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Minneapolis:

426.8
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Minneapolis:

458.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Minneapolis:

478.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Minneapolis:

493.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Minneapolis:

472.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Minneapolis:

466.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Minneapolis:

562.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Minneapolis:

638.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Minneapolis:

630.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Minneapolis:

622.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Minneapolis:

408.2
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Minneapolis:

409.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Minneapolis:

414.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2018, including police officers: 1,037 (849 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1,034 (847 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1,018 (847 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Minnesota average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 1,014 (831 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Minnesota average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 985 (836 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 977 (844 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Minnesota average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 983 (852 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Minnesota average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 983 (852 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Minnesota average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,009 (880 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Minnesota average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,113 (888 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.32
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,122 (891 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.36
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,084 (848 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,107 (818 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,046 (798 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 1,056 (798 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,035 (800 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Minneapolis, MN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 55401, 55402, 55403, 55404, 55405, 55406, 55407, 55408, 55409, 55412, 55413, 55414, 55415, 55417, 55418, 55419, 55450, 55454, 55455.