Glenwood, MN
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Glenwood, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Glenwood. With an annual crime rate of only 2 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 428. These crime statistics put Glenwood in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 90% of the cities and towns in Minnesota.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Glenwood, and we found that the crime rate in Glenwood is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Glenwood is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Glenwood, 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 Glenwood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1284, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Glenwood compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Glenwood is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Glenwood is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Glenwood Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 97% of U.S. Cities

Glenwood Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Glenwood 0.78
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,284

in Glenwood

1 in 412

in Minnesota


Population: 2,568
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.00 0.39


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)

Glenwood 1.56
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 642

in Glenwood

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Glenwood Property CRIMES

Population: 2,568
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 4 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.56 0.00

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

Glenwood Crimes Per Square Mile

Glenwood 1
Minnesota 21

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