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Crime Report for Jamestown,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Jamestown, 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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Jamestown Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Jamestown, has a violent crime rate of 322 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

Jamestown 322
ND 239
National 676

Jamestown, is in the 97% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 65% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 97% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Jamestown, or said another way, 3% of cities in have crime rates higher than Jamestown.


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Crime Jamestown ND Nation
Violent Crime Total 322.4 239.5 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 0.8 6.5
Forcible Rape 102.9 49.9 31.1
Robbery Rate 13.7 18.5 197.4
Aggravated Assault 205.8 170.2 315
Property Crime Total 2202.0 2609.5 3726.9
Burglary 445.9 403.0 812.3
Larceny Theft 1639.5 2028.0 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 116.6 178.5 382.3
Arson 54.9 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.


Jamestown, has a property crime rate of 2202.0 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

Jamestown 2202.0
ND 2609.5
National 3727



Jamestown Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 79
National Percentile Rank - 45