Backus, MN
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Backus, 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

Backus has an overall crime rate of 24 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Backus is 1 in 41. How does Backus fare compared to other communities in Minnesota of all population sizes? Backus's crime rate is lower than approximately 45% of Minnesota communities.

However, when you compare Backus to other communities of similar population, then Backus crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Backus 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 Backus 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 Backus.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Backus 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 Backus; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 246. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Backus's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Backus 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 Backus is one in 49.

Importantly, we found that Backus has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Backus is one in 246.

Backus Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Backus Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

5

6

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.07

20.33

24.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Backus 4.07
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 246

in Backus

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Backus VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 246
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Backus 20.33
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Backus

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Backus Property CRIMES

Population: 246
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Backus Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Backus 10
Minnesota 21

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