Bismarck, ND
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Bismarck has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bismarck is 1 in 69. How does Bismarck fare compared to other communities in North Dakota of all population sizes? Bismarck's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of North Dakota communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Bismarck, and we found that the crime rate in Bismarck is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Bismarck is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Bismarck's violent crime rate is 1 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 Bismarck is one in 684.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Bismarck; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 13 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Bismarck Crime Data

 

Crime Index

52

(100 is safest)


Safer than 52% of U.S. Cities

Bismarck Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

104

924

1,028

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.46

12.98

14.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bismarck 1.46
North Dakota 2.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 684

in Bismarck

1 in 418

in North Dakota

Bismarck VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 71,167
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 7 10 86
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.10 0.14 1.21

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
Bismarck 12.98
North Dakota 21.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 77

in Bismarck

1 in 47

in North Dakota

Bismarck Property CRIMES

Population: 71,167
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 87 759 78
Rate per 1,000 1.22 10.67 1.10

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

Bismarck Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bismarck 33
North Dakota 17