How safe is Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN?

The rate of violent crime in the Twin Cities area is lower than the national average, but the property crime rate is slightly higher.

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.6 /10

How we calculate this.


Minneapolis-St. Paul has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

283.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Minneapolis-St. Paul
Chicago, IL

326.0

Lower than average crime
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

369.0

Lower than average crime
Houston, TX

593.0

Higher than average crime
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN

2404.2

Higher than average crime
Metro areas similar to Minneapolis-St. Paul
Chicago, IL

1979.0

Lower than average crime
Dallas-Fort Worth, TX

1357.0

Lower than average crime
Houston, TX

1481.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.