Mandan, ND
Crime Rates


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Mandan, ND 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 Mandan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 41 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 Mandan is 1 in 24. Based on FBI crime data, Mandan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Dakota, Mandan has a crime rate that is higher than 100% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mandan 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 Mandan; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 345. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Mandan is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Mandan, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Importantly, we found that Mandan has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Mandan is one in 289.

Mandan Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Mandan Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Mandan 2.90
North Dakota 2.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 345

in Mandan

1 in 418

in North Dakota


Population: 21,382
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 24 5 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.12 0.23 1.54


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)

Mandan 38.07
North Dakota 21.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Mandan

1 in 47

in North Dakota

Mandan Property CRIMES

Population: 21,382
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 75 665 74
Rate per 1,000 3.51 31.10 3.46

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

Mandan Crimes Per Square Mile

Mandan 79
North Dakota 17

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