Willmar, MN
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The crime rate in Willmar is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Willmar is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Willmar is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Minnesota, Willmar has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Willmar 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 Willmar; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 322. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Willmar's rate for property crime is 30 per one thousand population. This makes Willmar 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 Willmar is one in 33.

Willmar Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Willmar Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

61

598

659

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.11

30.45

33.56

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Willmar 3.11
Minnesota 2.43
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 322

in Willmar

1 in 412

in Minnesota
Willmar VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 19,638
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 26 10 25
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.32 0.51 1.27
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
Willmar 30.45
Minnesota 22.22
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Willmar

1 in 45

in Minnesota
Willmar Property CRIMES
Population: 19,638
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 40 543 15
Rate per 1,000 2.04 27.65 0.76
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

Willmar Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Willmar 41
Minnesota 21