Edina, MN
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Edina, 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

The crime rate in Edina is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 16 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 Edina is 1 in 61. Based on FBI crime data, Edina is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Edina has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Edina compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Edina with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Edina's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

For Edina, 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 Edina than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1693, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Edina's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Edina 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 Edina is one in 63.

Edina Crime Data

 

Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Edina Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

832

863

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.59

15.85

16.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Edina 0.59
Minnesota 2.20

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,693

in Edina

1 in 454

in Minnesota

Edina VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 52,490
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 15 8
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.13 0.29 0.15

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
Edina 15.85
Minnesota 19.94

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Edina

1 in 50

in Minnesota

Edina Property CRIMES

Population: 52,490
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 101 703 28
Rate per 1,000 1.92 13.39 0.53

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

Edina Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Edina 54
Minnesota 20