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


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

Crime rate in Columbia Heights, MN

The 2018 crime rate in Columbia Heights, MN is 213 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 70.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Columbia Heights crime rate fell by 8% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Columbia Heights has seen increasing violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Columbia Heights, MN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Columbia Heights:

212.9
Hilltop:

893.6
St. Anthony:

179.4
New Brighton:

154.6
Fridley:

295.7
Brooklyn Center:

319.9
Arden Hills:

16.5
Mounds View:

239.7
Lauderdale:

213.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Columbia Heights by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(10.9)
1
(5.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(11.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
11
(59.9)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A2
(10.1)
5
(25.4)
11
(55.7)
13
(65.8)
11
(52.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
53
(288.5)
45
(246.8)
47
(262.7)
37
(206.8)
23
(126.5)
20
(101.8)
18
(91.1)
13
(65.9)
14
(71.0)
16
(81.0)
19
(96.2)
18
(85.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
49
(266.7)
54
(296.2)
40
(223.5)
32
(178.8)
30
(165.1)
38
(193.4)
38
(192.3)
24
(121.7)
12
(60.9)
15
(75.9)
18
(91.1)
28
(132.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
247
(1,344)
229
(1,256)
235
(1,313)
158
(883.0)
165
(907.8)
128
(651.5)
132
(668.1)
100
(507.2)
108
(547.8)
65
(329.0)
77
(389.7)
63
(298.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
723
(3,935)
679
(3,724)
762
(4,258)
646
(3,610)
515
(2,833)
456
(2,321)
438
(2,217)
358
(1,816)
386
(1,958)
324
(1,640)
383
(1,938)
363
(1,719)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
112
(609.6)
70
(384.0)
80
(447.1)
86
(480.6)
45
(247.6)
28
(142.5)
25
(126.5)
27
(137.0)
28
(142.0)
37
(187.3)
44
(222.7)
78
(369.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
5
(27.2)
14
(76.8)
7
(39.1)
10
(55.9)
4
(22.0)
4
(20.4)
1
(5.1)
1
(5.1)
4
(20.3)
3
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(14.2)
City-Data.com crime index509.9460.2470.7414.0316.1263.9255.9171.3181.8197.8232.5212.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Columbia Heights, Minnesota as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Columbia Heights is 19,960 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Columbia Heights:

161.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Columbia Heights:

169.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Columbia Heights:

144.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Columbia Heights:

91.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Columbia Heights:

104.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2005
Columbia Heights:

359.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Columbia Heights:

146.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Columbia Heights:

242.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Columbia Heights:

201.0
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Columbia Heights:

208.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Columbia Heights:

175.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Columbia Heights:

228.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Columbia Heights:

212.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Columbia Heights:

263.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Columbia Heights:

267.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2009
Columbia Heights:

360.4
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Columbia Heights:

429.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Columbia Heights:

542.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Columbia Heights:

495.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Columbia Heights:

557.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Columbia Heights:

456.7
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Columbia Heights:

319.3
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: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.73

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.72

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

1.22
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Minnesota average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Minnesota average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 33 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Minnesota average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 34 (28 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Minnesota average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 31 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 32 (26 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 30 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 29 (22 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Columbia Heights, MN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 55421.