St. Louis Park, MN
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The crime rate in St. Louis Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 St. Louis Park is 1 in 35. Based on FBI crime data, St. Louis Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, St. Louis Park has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in St. Louis Park compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared St. Louis Park with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether St. Louis Park's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how St. Louis Park 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. Louis Park.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that St. Louis Park'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 St. Louis Park is one in 567.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that St. Louis Park's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes St. Louis Park 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 St. Louis Park is one in 38.

St. Louis Park Crime Data

 
Crime Index

21

(100 is safest)


Safer than 21% of U.S. Cities

St. Louis Park Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

85

1,278

1,363

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.76

26.53

28.30

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
St. Louis Park 1.76
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 567

in St. Louis Park

1 in 412

in Minnesota
St. Louis Park VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 48,171
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 18 26 41
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.37 0.54 0.85
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
St. Louis Park 26.53
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in St. Louis Park

1 in 45

in Minnesota
St. Louis Park Property CRIMES
Population: 48,171
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 141 1,096 41
Rate per 1,000 2.93 22.75 0.85
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. Louis Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
St. Louis Park 126
Minnesota 21