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Crime Report for Devils Lake,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Devils Lake, is 2.1 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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Devils Lake Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Devils Lake, has a violent crime rate of 182 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 239 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

Devils Lake 182
ND 239
National 676

Devils Lake, is in the 52% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 47% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 52% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Devils Lake, or said another way, 48% of cities in have crime rates higher than Devils Lake.


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Crime Devils Lake ND Nation
Violent Crime Total 181.5 239.5 676
Murder / NNH 15.1 0.8 6.5
Forcible Rape 15.1 49.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 18.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 151.3 170.2 315
Property Crime Total 4281.4 2609.5 3726.9
Burglary 469.0 403.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 3540.1 2028.0 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 272.3 178.5 382.3
Arson 30.3 20.7 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.


Devils Lake, has a property crime rate of 4281.4 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 2609.5 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

Devils Lake 4281.4
ND 2609.5
National 3727



Devils Lake Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 100
National Percentile Rank - 80