Grand Forks, ND
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The crime rate in Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Grand Forks is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Dakota, Grand Forks has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 318. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grand Forks's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Grand Forks 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 Grand Forks is one in 32.

Grand Forks Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Grand Forks Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

179

1,771

1,950

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.14

31.06

34.20

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Forks 3.14
North Dakota 2.39
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 318

in Grand Forks

1 in 418

in North Dakota
Grand Forks VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 57,011
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 38 23 116
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.67 0.40 2.03
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
Grand Forks 31.06
North Dakota 21.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Grand Forks

1 in 47

in North Dakota
Grand Forks Property CRIMES
Population: 57,011
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 233 1,420 118
Rate per 1,000 4.09 24.91 2.07
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

Grand Forks Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grand Forks 97
North Dakota 17