Lakeville, MN
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Lakeville, 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, Lakeville is safer than 65% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Minnesota, only on the order of 51% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Lakeville. If you live in Lakeville, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 94. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Lakeville is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, 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 1475, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Lakeville is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Lakeville than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Lakeville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Lakeville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

614

656

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.68

9.91

10.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Lakeville 0.68
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,475

in Lakeville

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Lakeville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 61,938
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 7 27
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.11 0.44

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
Lakeville 9.91
Minnesota 21.33

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Lakeville

1 in 47

in Minnesota

Lakeville Property CRIMES

Population: 61,938
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 77 507 30
Rate per 1,000 1.24 8.19 0.48

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

Lakeville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Lakeville 17
Minnesota 21