Oak Park Heights, MN
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Oak Park Heights, 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

The crime rate in Oak Park Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Oak Park Heights is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Oak Park Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Oak Park Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,831, Oak Park Heights has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Oak Park Heights does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Oak Park Heights.

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

For Oak Park Heights, 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 Oak Park Heights than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1208, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Oak Park Heights experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Oak Park Heights is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Oak Park Heights, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 41 per one thousand population.

Oak Park Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

10

(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Oak Park Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

196

200

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

40.57

41.40

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oak Park Heights 0.83
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,208

in Oak Park Heights

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Oak Park Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,831
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 1 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.21 0.21 0.00 0.41

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
Oak Park Heights 40.57
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Oak Park Heights

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Oak Park Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 4,831
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 179 4
Rate per 1,000 2.69 37.05 0.83

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

Oak Park Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oak Park Heights 66
Minnesota 21

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