Minnetonka, MN
Crime Rates


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Minnetonka, 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

Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka is 1 in 57. How does Minnetonka fare compared to other communities in Minnesota of all population sizes? Minnetonka's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Minnesota communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Minnetonka has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Minnetonka is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Minnetonka, 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 Minnetonka than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1076, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Minnetonka's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Minnetonka 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 Minnetonka is one in 60.

Minnetonka Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Minnetonka Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Minnetonka 0.93
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,076

in Minnetonka

1 in 412

in Minnesota


Population: 51,669
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 16 12 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.31 0.23 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)

Minnetonka 16.61
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in Minnetonka

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Minnetonka Property CRIMES

Population: 51,669
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 140 690 28
Rate per 1,000 2.71 13.35 0.54

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

Minnetonka Crimes Per Square Mile

Minnetonka 32
Minnesota 21