Duluth, MN
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Duluth, 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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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 47 per one thousand residents, Duluth 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 21. Within Minnesota, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Duluth.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Duluth 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 Duluth; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 278. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Duluth is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Duluth, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Duluth Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Duluth Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

309

3,724

4,033

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.60

43.36

46.96

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Duluth 3.60
Minnesota 2.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 278

in Duluth

1 in 454

in Minnesota

Duluth VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 85,884
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 45 67 196
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.52 0.78 2.28

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Duluth 43.36
Minnesota 19.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Duluth

1 in 50

in Minnesota

Duluth Property CRIMES

Population: 85,884
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 473 3,047 204
Rate per 1,000 5.51 35.48 2.38

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Duluth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Duluth 56
Minnesota 20