Sauk Rapids, MN
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Sauk Rapids, 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 Sauk Rapids is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Sauk Rapids is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Sauk Rapids is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Sauk Rapids has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Sauk Rapids, 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 Sauk Rapids than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1342, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sauk Rapids's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Sauk Rapids 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 Sauk Rapids is one in 35.

Sauk Rapids Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Sauk Rapids Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Sauk Rapids 0.74
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,342

in Sauk Rapids

1 in 412

in Minnesota


Population: 13,424
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 1 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.07 0.45


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)

Sauk Rapids 28.31
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Sauk Rapids

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Sauk Rapids Property CRIMES

Population: 13,424
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 63 308 9
Rate per 1,000 4.69 22.94 0.67

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

Sauk Rapids Crimes Per Square Mile

Sauk Rapids 61
Minnesota 21

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