Chaska, MN
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Chaska, MN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Chaska is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Minnesota, only on the order of 55% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Chaska. If you live in Chaska, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 86. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Chaska has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Chaska is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Chaska, 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 Chaska than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1734, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Chaska; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Chaska Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Chaska Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

287

302

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.58

11.03

11.61

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chaska 0.58
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,734

in Chaska

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Chaska VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 26,016
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 5 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.04 0.19 0.35

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chaska 11.03
Minnesota 21.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Chaska

1 in 47

in Minnesota

Chaska Property CRIMES

Population: 26,016
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 238 12
Rate per 1,000 1.42 9.15 0.46

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Chaska Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chaska 17
Minnesota 21