Anoka, MN
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Anoka, MN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Anoka is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Anoka is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Anoka is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Anoka has a crime rate that is higher than 93% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Anoka to other communities of similar population, then Anoka crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Anoka does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Anoka 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 Anoka.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Anoka occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Anoka; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 482. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Anoka's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Anoka 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 Anoka is one in 27.

Anoka Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Anoka Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

631

667

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.07

36.37

38.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Anoka 2.07
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 482

in Anoka

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Anoka VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,350
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 17 7 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.98 0.40 0.69

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
Anoka 36.37
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Anoka

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Anoka Property CRIMES

Population: 17,350
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 53 554 24
Rate per 1,000 3.05 31.93 1.38

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

Anoka Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Anoka 93
Minnesota 21