Litchfield, MN
Crime Rates


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Litchfield, 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

Litchfield has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Litchfield is 1 in 55. How does Litchfield fare compared to other communities in Minnesota of all population sizes? Litchfield's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% of Minnesota communities.

How does the crime rate in Litchfield compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Litchfield with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Litchfield'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 Litchfield 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 Litchfield.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Litchfield's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Litchfield is one in 605.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Litchfield's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Litchfield 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 Litchfield is one in 61.

Litchfield Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Litchfield Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Litchfield 1.65
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 605

in Litchfield

1 in 412

in Minnesota


Population: 6,657
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 1 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.90 0.15 0.60


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)

Litchfield 16.52
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Litchfield

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Litchfield Property CRIMES

Population: 6,657
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 82 4
Rate per 1,000 3.61 12.32 0.60

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

Litchfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Litchfield 22
Minnesota 21

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