Blaine, MN
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The crime rate in Blaine is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Blaine is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Blaine is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Blaine has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Blaine compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Blaine with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Blaine'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 Blaine 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 Blaine.

For Blaine, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Blaine than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1053, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Blaine's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Blaine 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 Blaine is one in 33.

Blaine Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Blaine Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

1,889

1,948

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.95

30.41

31.36

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blaine 0.95
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,053

in Blaine

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Blaine VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 62,124
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 12 17 29
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.19 0.27 0.47
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
Blaine 30.41
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Blaine

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Blaine Property CRIMES
Population: 62,124
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 136 1,687 66
Rate per 1,000 2.19 27.16 1.06
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

Blaine Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Blaine 57
Minnesota 21