Albert Lea, MN
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Albert Lea, MN crime analytics


The crime rate in Albert Lea is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 23 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Albert Lea is 1 in 44. Based on FBI crime data, Albert Lea is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Albert Lea has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Albert Lea compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Albert Lea with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Albert Lea's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Albert Lea does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Albert Lea.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Albert Lea's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Albert Lea is one in 707.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Albert Lea's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Albert Lea a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Albert Lea is one in 47.

Albert Lea Crime Data

 
Crime Index

30

(100 is safest)


Safer than 30% of U.S. Cities

Albert Lea Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

380

405

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.41

21.50

22.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Albert Lea 1.41
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 707

in Albert Lea

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Albert Lea VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,674
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 4 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.23 0.23 0.96
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Albert Lea 21.50
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 47

in Albert Lea

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Albert Lea Property CRIMES
Population: 17,674
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 327 18
Rate per 1,000 1.98 18.50 1.02
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Albert Lea Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Albert Lea 28
Minnesota 21