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Crime Report for Columbia Heights,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Columbia Heights, is 0.2 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Columbia Heights Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Columbia Heights, has a violent crime rate of 5371 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 2877 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Columbia Heights 5371
MN 2877
National 676

Columbia Heights, is in the 94% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 100% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 94% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Columbia Heights, or said another way, 6% of cities in have crime rates higher than Columbia Heights.


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Crime Columbia Heights MN Nation
Violent Crime Total 5370.5 2877.0 676
Murder / NNH 11.2 2.7 6.5
Forcible Rape 0.0 14.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 206.8 114.6 197.4
Aggravated Assault 178.8 184.6 315
Property Crime Total 4973.7 3469.5 3726.9
Burglary 883.0 586.6 812.3
Larceny Theft 3610.2 2654.2 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 480.6 239.2 382.3
Arson 55.9 23.1 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Columbia Heights, has a property crime rate of 4973.7 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3469.5 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Columbia Heights 4973.7
MN 3469.5
National 3727



Columbia Heights Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 93
National Percentile Rank - 86