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Crime Report for Grand Forks,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Grand Forks, is 1.4 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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Grand Forks Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Grand Forks, has a violent crime rate of 273 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

Grand Forks 273
ND 239
National 676

Grand Forks, is in the 86% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 60% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 86% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Grand Forks, or said another way, 14% of cities in have crime rates higher than Grand Forks.


  Review crime rate data for Grand Forks,

Crime Grand Forks ND Nation
Violent Crime Total 272.7 239.5 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 0.8 6.5
Forcible Rape 48.0 49.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 26.9 18.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 197.8 170.2 315
Property Crime Total 3397.7 2609.5 3726.9
Burglary 524.4 403.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 2671.7 2028.0 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 201.7 178.5 382.3
Arson 28.8 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.


Grand Forks, has a property crime rate of 3397.7 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

Grand Forks 3397.7
ND 2609.5
National 3727



Grand Forks Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 93
National Percentile Rank - 69