Mendota Heights, MN crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Mendota Heights has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Mendota Heights is 1 in 68. How does Mendota Heights fare compared to other communities in Minnesota of all population sizes? Mendota Heights's crime rate is lower than approximately 31% of Minnesota communities.

How does the crime rate in Mendota Heights compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Mendota Heights with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Mendota Heights's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Mendota Heights 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 Mendota Heights.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Mendota Heights'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 Mendota Heights is one in 756.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Mendota Heights's rate for property crime is 13 per one thousand population. This makes Mendota Heights 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 Mendota Heights is one in 74.

Mendota Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Mendota Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

153

168

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.32

13.49

14.81

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.32
2.36
National Median: 4
    Mendota Heights
    Minnesota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 756

in Mendota Heights

1 in 423

in Minnesota

Mendota Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,343
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.18 0.18 0.97

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
13.49
20.79
National Median: 21
    Mendota Heights
    Minnesota

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 74

in Mendota Heights

1 in 48

in Minnesota

Mendota Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 11,343
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 114 7
Rate per 1,000 2.82 10.05 0.62

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Mendota Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
17
21
National Median: 28.3
    Mendota Heights
    Minnesota

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