St. Cloud, MN
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St. Cloud, MN crime analytics

With a crime rate of 52 per one thousand residents, St. Cloud has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Minnesota, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than St. Cloud.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in St. Cloud occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in St. Cloud; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 272. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in St. Cloud is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In St. Cloud, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 21, which is a rate of 49 per one thousand population.

St. Cloud Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

St. Cloud Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

St. Cloud 3.68
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 272

in St. Cloud

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Population: 67,109
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 55 57 132
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.82 0.85 1.97
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)

St. Cloud 48.55
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 21

in St. Cloud

1 in 45

in Minnesota
St. Cloud Property CRIMES
Population: 67,109
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 399 2,735 124
Rate per 1,000 5.95 40.75 1.85
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

St. Cloud Crimes Per Square Mile

St. Cloud 85
Minnesota 21