Minneapolis, MN Criminal and Public Records

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We’ve compiled data on the most commonly searched crimes in Minneapolis, Hennepin County and Minnesota. Our statistics also include comparisons of Minneapolis's crime rate to Minnesota's and nationwide. Keep in mind that Minneapolis has a population of 410,939 while Minnesota has a population of 5,489,594.

When reviewing the data, It is critical to remember that these numbers only reflect reported crimes. There are some crimes, even serious crimes, which are notoriously underreported, such as rape or sexual assault.

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Crime in The Last Reported Year

In 2015 in Minneapolis, MN, there were 4,395 reported major violent crimes and 17,341 reported major property offenses. This is in addition to a number of lesser offenses.

Of the violent crime types, the most common to occur in Minneapolis is agg. assault, with 2,045 reported. This represented 46.53% of all violent crimes. Similarly, the most common property crime was larceny with 12,069 reported.

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Minneapolis Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (9th per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (19th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (17th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (4th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (35th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 2nd (5th per 100k)
  • Arson: 2nd (17th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 45th
  • Violent Crimes: 31st (285th per 100k)
  • Murder: 38th (303rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 25th (484th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 41st (748th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 21st (69th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 41st (1,079th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 40th (1,016th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 42nd (1,339th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 55th (502nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 34th (553rd per 100k)

In Hennepin County (2015)

  • Population: 1st
  • Violent Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Murder: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Rape: 1st (2nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1st (3rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 1st (1st per 100k)
  • Arson: 1st (3rd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 410,939
  • Households: 168,385
  • Median Income: $51,480.00
  • Land Area: 54 miles2
  • Water Area: 3.486 miles2
  • Time Zone: CST

Minneapolis, MN Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 31 47
Rape 389 407
Agg. Assault 1802 2045
Robbery 1871 1896
Burglary 4112 3555
Vehicle Thefts 1531 1717
Arson 117 116

Violent Crimes in Minneapolis, MN in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 47
Rape 407
Aggravated Assault 2045
Robbery 1896

Property Crimes in Minneapolis, MN in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 3555
Larceny 12069
Motor Vehicle Theft 1717
Arson 116

Arson in Minneapolis, MN

Year Arson
2006 232
2007 217
2008 160
2009 143
2010 116
2011 140
2012 117
2013 124
2014 117
2015 116

Violent Crimes in Minneapolis, MN

Year Violent Crimes
2006 0
2007 5580
2008 4779
2009 4242
2010 4064
2011 3722
2012 3872
2013 4038
2014 4093
2015 4395

Minnesota Criminal Statistics:


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Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 12505 13319
Murder 88 133
Rape 3453 4007
Agg. Assault 6729 7094
Robbery 3687 3771
Property Crimes 125377 121984
Burglary 20773 19299
Larceny 96237 94704
Vehicle Thefts 8367 7981
Arson 0 0

Arson in the state of Minnesota

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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