Staples, MN
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Staples, 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 Staples is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Staples is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Staples is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Staples has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,885, Staples has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Staples does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Staples.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Staples 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 Staples.

For Staples, 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 Staples than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2885, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Staples's rate for property crime is 36 per one thousand population. This makes Staples 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 Staples is one in 27.

Staples Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Staples Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

105

106

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.35

36.40

36.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Staples 0.35
Minnesota 2.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,885

in Staples

1 in 412

in Minnesota

Staples VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.35

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
Staples 36.40
Minnesota 22.22

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Staples

1 in 45

in Minnesota

Staples Property CRIMES

Population: 2,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 88 4
Rate per 1,000 4.51 30.50 1.39

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

Staples Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Staples 23
Minnesota 21

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