Minot, ND Arrest Records

Minot, ND is among the safest cities in the USA with 2.69 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 average. It is the 25th safest city in North Dakota among the 33 cities.
Minot, ND property crime has lower rate than the national average of 28.42, with 26.78 average property crimes recorded in 2016 of which 854 larceny theft related arrests that decreased by 20.41% compared to 2015.

Minot Crime Rate

Total arrests in Minot 2016 decreased by 15.68% compared to 2015 and has lower crime rate than national average of 33.12. Violent crimes decreased from 172 to 138 while non-violent crime decreased by 15.25% from 1,620 to 1,373.

5 Crimes In Minot, ND in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 854
Burglary 305
Motor vehicle theft 214
Aggravated assault 90
Legacy rape 24

Other Cities in North Dakota with the Most Arrests

Among the 33 cities in state the most dangerous is Fargo with 467 violent crimes that’s 33.52% of total of 1,393. Devils Lake has the highest number of records per 1,000 people that is above the state average of 30 and higher than national average of 33.

City Arrests
Devils Lake 43.41
Mandan 38.66
Bismarck 36.64
Fargo 35.56
Jamestown 34.64

Safest Cities in North Dakota

Are you planning a move to North Dakota? Here are the safest cities in North Dakota with the lowest arrest rates. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Minot is 1 out of 360 up by 0.03% compared to previous year. The lowest rate of violent crime is in Stanley and the safest city to encounter a property crime is in Napoleon.

City Arrests
Napoleon 2.55
Stanley 4.22
Ray 5.26
Ellendale 5.46
Surrey 6.16

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Minot decreased by 19.77% from 2015 and increased by 17.95% during the last 5 years since 2011 from 117 to 138. In 2016 violent crime rate in Minot was 42.64% lower than the national average. Your chances of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.269%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rate in Minot decreased by 15.25% from 2015 and increased by 77.62% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 773 to 1,373. In 2016 property crime rate in Minot was 5.78% lower than the national rate. Your chances of being a victim of property crime is 2.678%.

How Minot stands up against other cities

Minot vs. West Fargo

You’ll be in more risk in Minot compared to West Fargo that had 46.79% lower crime rate compared to Minot according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0195 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and lower than average 0.0283 in West Fargo city.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 4.1744 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 1.2998 in West Fargo.

Minot vs. Williston

You’ll be in more risk in Minot compared to Williston that had 12.83% lower crime rate compared to Minot 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 the same as average 0.0000 in Williston city.
Arson rates of 0.1365 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.1002 in Williston.

Names with the most arrests in Minot

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the matching records on PoliceArrests.com 49.43% are people aged between 21-30.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Minot is 0.11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 8.08 daily crimes that occur in Minot.
  • Minot is more violent than West Fargo.
  • In Minot you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Minot have decreased by 15.68%.