Bloomington, MN
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The crime rate in Bloomington is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Bloomington is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Bloomington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Bloomington has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bloomington's violent crime rate is 2 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 Bloomington is one in 600.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bloomington's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Bloomington 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 Bloomington is one in 29.

Bloomington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Bloomington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

144

2,934

3,078

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.67

33.94

35.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bloomington 1.67
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 600

in Bloomington

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Bloomington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 86,435
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 30 58 56
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.35 0.67 0.65
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
Bloomington 33.94
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Bloomington

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Bloomington Property CRIMES
Population: 86,435
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 196 2,641 97
Rate per 1,000 2.27 30.55 1.12
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

Bloomington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bloomington 80
Minnesota 21