Oakdale, MN
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The crime rate in Oakdale is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Oakdale is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Oakdale is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Oakdale has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Oakdale's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Oakdale is one in 669.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Oakdale's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Oakdale 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 Oakdale is one in 31.

Oakdale Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Oakdale Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

893

935

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.50

31.80

33.30

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Oakdale 1.50
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 669

in Oakdale

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Oakdale VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 28,080
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 11 10 21
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 0.36 0.75
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
Oakdale 31.80
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Oakdale

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Oakdale Property CRIMES
Population: 28,080
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 82 763 48
Rate per 1,000 2.92 27.17 1.71
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

Oakdale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Oakdale 83
Minnesota 21