Rochester, MN
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Rochester, 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 Rochester 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 Rochester is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, Rochester is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Rochester has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Rochester's violent crime rate is 2 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 Rochester is one in 567.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Rochester's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Rochester 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 Rochester is one in 44.

Rochester Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Rochester Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

198

2,546

2,744

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.76

22.69

24.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rochester 1.76
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 567

in Rochester

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Rochester VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 112,225
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 47 50 100
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.42 0.45 0.89

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
Rochester 22.69
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Rochester

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Rochester Property CRIMES

Population: 112,225
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 468 1,987 91
Rate per 1,000 4.17 17.71 0.81

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

Rochester Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rochester 50
Minnesota 21