Minot, ND
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The crime rate in Minot is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Minot is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Minot is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Dakota, Minot has a crime rate that is higher than 97% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Minot 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 Minot; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 288. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Minot's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Minot 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 Minot is one in 31.

Importantly, we found that Minot 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 Minot is one in 315.

Minot Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Minot Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

172

1,620

1,792

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.48

32.76

36.24

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Minot 3.48
North Dakota 2.39

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 288

in Minot

1 in 418

in North Dakota

Minot VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 49,450
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 43 27 99
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.87 0.55 2.00

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
Minot 32.76
North Dakota 21.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Minot

1 in 47

in North Dakota

Minot Property CRIMES

Population: 49,450
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 390 1,073 157
Rate per 1,000 7.89 21.70 3.17

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

Minot Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Minot 103
North Dakota 17