Brooklyn Center, MN
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Brooklyn Center, MN crime analytics


The crime rate in Brooklyn Center is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Brooklyn Center is 1 in 25. Based on FBI crime data, Brooklyn Center is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Brooklyn Center has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 254. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Brooklyn Center's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes Brooklyn Center 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 Brooklyn Center is one in 28.

Brooklyn Center Crime Data

 
Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Brooklyn Center Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

121

1,091

1,212

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.93

35.46

39.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Brooklyn Center 3.93
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 254

in Brooklyn Center

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Brooklyn Center VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 30,770
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 33 49 38
Rate per 1,000 0.03 1.07 1.59 1.23
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
Brooklyn Center 35.46
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in Brooklyn Center

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Brooklyn Center Property CRIMES
Population: 30,770
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 96 931 64
Rate per 1,000 3.12 30.26 2.08
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

Brooklyn Center Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Brooklyn Center 145
Minnesota 21