Mendota Heights, MN
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The crime rate in Mendota Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Mendota Heights is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Mendota Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Mendota Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Mendota Heights to other communities of similar population, then Mendota Heights crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Mendota Heights does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mendota Heights 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 Mendota Heights.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mendota Heights's violent crime rate is 1 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 Mendota Heights is one in 863.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mendota Heights's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Mendota Heights 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 Mendota Heights is one in 42.

Mendota Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Mendota Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

267

280

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.16

23.79

24.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mendota Heights 1.16
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 863

in Mendota Heights

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Mendota Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,223
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.27 0.18 0.71
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
Mendota Heights 23.79
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Mendota Heights

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Mendota Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 11,223
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 228 8
Rate per 1,000 2.76 20.32 0.71
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

Mendota Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mendota Heights 28
Minnesota 21

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