Brainerd, MN
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Brainerd, 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

With a crime rate of 57 per one thousand residents, Brainerd has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 18. Within Minnesota, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Brainerd.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 13,371, Brainerd has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Brainerd does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Brainerd.

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

For Brainerd, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Brainerd is one in 163.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Brainerd is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Brainerd, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 51 per one thousand population.

Brainerd Crime Data

 

Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Brainerd Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

82

679

761

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.13

50.78

56.91

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brainerd 6.13
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 163

in Brainerd

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Brainerd VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,371
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 29 4 48
Rate per 1,000 0.07 2.17 0.30 3.59

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
Brainerd 50.78
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Brainerd

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Brainerd Property CRIMES

Population: 13,371
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 110 547 22
Rate per 1,000 8.23 40.91 1.65

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

Brainerd Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brainerd 60
Minnesota 21