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


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

Crime rate in Moorhead, MN

The 2018 crime rate in Moorhead, MN is 153 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 57.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Moorhead crime rate fell by 18% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Moorhead has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Moorhead, MN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Moorhead:

152.6
Fargo:

312.2
Dilworth:

315.1
West Fargo:

119.7
Hawley:

25.2
Barnesville:

23.0
Pelican Rapids:

60.2
Hillsboro:

14.5
Wahpeton:

245.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Moorhead by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(5.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.4)
1
(2.3)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A3
(7.6)
22
(54.6)
20
(47.1)
26
(60.5)
9
(20.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(23.3)
7
(20.0)
5
(14.0)
5
(13.7)
8
(21.5)
13
(33.9)
5
(12.9)
6
(15.3)
8
(19.9)
14
(32.9)
11
(25.6)
10
(22.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
39
(113.7)
38
(108.4)
29
(81.2)
26
(71.4)
29
(77.8)
17
(44.3)
43
(110.8)
28
(71.2)
45
(111.7)
33
(77.6)
52
(120.9)
42
(96.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
114
(332.3)
132
(376.6)
124
(347.3)
115
(315.7)
135
(362.2)
101
(263.3)
145
(373.6)
158
(401.8)
143
(355.0)
169
(397.6)
130
(302.3)
131
(300.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
702
(2,046)
631
(1,800)
713
(1,997)
761
(2,089)
777
(2,085)
683
(1,781)
688
(1,773)
645
(1,640)
743
(1,844)
712
(1,675)
655
(1,523)
815
(1,867)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
59
(172.0)
51
(145.5)
34
(95.2)
37
(101.6)
26
(69.8)
40
(104.3)
32
(82.4)
44
(111.9)
90
(223.4)
91
(214.1)
104
(241.9)
78
(178.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(17.5)
6
(17.1)
7
(19.6)
1
(2.7)
5
(13.4)
3
(7.8)
16
(41.2)
6
(15.3)
1
(2.5)
1
(2.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.6)
City-Data.com crime index185.9174.2168.1167.3181.4150.4162.7132.7193.5179.7186.3152.6

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. 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 9 registered sex offenders living in Moorhead, Minnesota as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Moorhead is 4,649 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Moorhead, MN?

Violent crime rate in 2018
Moorhead:

80.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Moorhead:

138.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Moorhead:

107.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Moorhead:

125.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2013
Moorhead:

55.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2005
Moorhead:

116.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Moorhead:

105.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Moorhead:

88.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Moorhead:

126.6
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Moorhead:

180.2
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Moorhead:

172.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Moorhead:

195.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Moorhead:

196.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2013
Moorhead:

179.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Moorhead:

175.7
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Moorhead:

157.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Moorhead:

187.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Moorhead:

182.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Moorhead:

183.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Moorhead:

187.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Moorhead:

194.6
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Moorhead:

182.0
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Moorhead:

174.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Moorhead:

190.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Moorhead:

214.9
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 2019, including police officers: 73 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 70 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.24
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 74 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 72 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Minnesota average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 69 (54 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Minnesota average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 67 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.33
Minnesota average:

1.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 67 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Minnesota average:

1.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 67 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
Minnesota average:

1.60

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 65 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Minnesota average:

1.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 66 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Minnesota average:

1.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 63 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 64 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 62 (49 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Minnesota average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 61 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Minnesota average:

1.69

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 58 (46 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.43
Minnesota average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 57 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Minnesota average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 57 (45 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Minnesota average:

1.65

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

Zip codes: 56560.