Benson County, ND Arrest Records

Benson County, ND is among the safest counties in the USA with 0.45 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Ward, Burleigh, Cass, Morton, Mercer counties in North Dakota.
Benson County, ND property crime rate is 6.08 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 31 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that increased by 63.16% compared to 2015.

Benson County, ND Crime Rate

Total arrests in Benson County in 2016 increased by 37.5% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 1 to 3 while non-violent crime increased by 32.26% from 31 to 41.

5 Crimes In Benson County, ND in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 31
Motor vehicle theft 6
Burglary 4
Aggravated assault 3
Arson 1

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Benson County increased by 200% from 2015. In 2016 violent crime rate in Benson County was 90.51% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.045%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Benson County increased by 32.26% from 2015. In 2016 property crime rate in Benson County was 78.6% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 0.608%.

How Benson stands up against other counties

Benson vs. Bottineau

You’ll be in more safety in Benson compared to Bottineau county that had 72.27% higher crime rate compared to Benson county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0000 in Bottineau county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8903 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.1280 in Bottineau county.

Benson vs. Pembina

You’ll be in more safety in Benson compared to Pembina county that had 56% higher crime rate compared to Benson county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.0000 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.1415 in Pembina county.
Burglary rates of 0.5936 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 5.0167 per 1,000 people and lower than average 2.2634 in Pembina county.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benson County is 0.8% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 1.79 daily crimes that occur in Benson County.
  • Benson, ND is safer than Bottineau.
  • In Benson County you have a 1 in 153 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Benson, ND have increased by 37.5%.

Benson Police Departments