New Brighton, MN
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The crime rate in New Brighton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 New Brighton is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, New Brighton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, New Brighton has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For New Brighton, 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 New Brighton than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1315, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

New Brighton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

New Brighton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

529

546

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.76

23.67

24.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
New Brighton 0.76
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,315

in New Brighton

1 in 412

in Minnesota
New Brighton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 22,351
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.04 0.18 0.54
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
New Brighton 23.67
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in New Brighton

1 in 45

in Minnesota
New Brighton Property CRIMES
Population: 22,351
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 72 415 42
Rate per 1,000 3.22 18.57 1.88
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

New Brighton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
New Brighton 77
Minnesota 21