Northfield, MN
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Northfield is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 62% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Northfield is one in 85. Compared to communities within Minnesota, Northfield‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 48% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Northfield has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Northfield 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 Northfield 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 Northfield.

For Northfield, 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 Northfield than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2264, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Northfield; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Northfield Crime Data

 
Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Northfield Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

231

240

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.44

11.33

11.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Northfield 0.44
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,264

in Northfield

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Northfield VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 20,380
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.05 0.10 0.29
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
Northfield 11.33
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 88

in Northfield

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Northfield Property CRIMES
Population: 20,380
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 197 8
Rate per 1,000 1.28 9.67 0.39
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

Northfield Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Northfield 28
Minnesota 21