Wahpeton, ND
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The crime rate in Wahpeton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Wahpeton is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Wahpeton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to North Dakota, Wahpeton has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Wahpeton'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 Wahpeton is one in 790.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wahpeton's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Wahpeton 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 Wahpeton is one in 38.

Wahpeton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Wahpeton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

10

207

217

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.27

26.21

27.47

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wahpeton 1.27
North Dakota 2.39
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 790

in Wahpeton

1 in 418

in North Dakota
Wahpeton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,899
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.00 1.14
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
Wahpeton 26.21
North Dakota 21.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Wahpeton

1 in 47

in North Dakota
Wahpeton Property CRIMES
Population: 7,899
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 187 4
Rate per 1,000 2.03 23.67 0.51
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

Wahpeton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wahpeton 41
North Dakota 17

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