North Branch, MN
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The crime rate in North Branch 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 North Branch is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, North Branch is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, North Branch has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare North Branch to other communities of similar population, then North Branch crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how North Branch 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 North Branch 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 North Branch.

For North Branch, 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 North Branch than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1277, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North Branch's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes North Branch 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 North Branch is one in 41.

North Branch Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

North Branch Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

252

260

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

24.67

25.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Branch 0.78
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,277

in North Branch

1 in 412

in Minnesota
North Branch VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,215
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.10 0.69
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
North Branch 24.67
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in North Branch

1 in 45

in Minnesota
North Branch Property CRIMES
Population: 10,215
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 208 14
Rate per 1,000 2.94 20.36 1.37
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

North Branch Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Branch 7
Minnesota 21