Lakeville, MN
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Lakeville, 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

Lakeville has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lakeville is 1 in 79. How does Lakeville fare compared to other communities in Minnesota of all population sizes? Lakeville's crime rate is lower than approximately 46% of Minnesota communities. It is for these reasons that Lakeville is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Lakeville, and we found that the crime rate in Lakeville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Lakeville 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 Lakeville 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 Lakeville.

For Lakeville, 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 Lakeville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2636, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Lakeville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Lakeville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Lakeville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

746

769

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.38

12.30

12.68

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lakeville 0.38
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,636

in Lakeville

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Lakeville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 60,633
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 7 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.12 0.13

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
Lakeville 12.30
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 81

in Lakeville

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Lakeville Property CRIMES

Population: 60,633
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 107 622 17
Rate per 1,000 1.76 10.26 0.28

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

Lakeville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lakeville 20
Minnesota 21