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Goodhue County, Minnesota Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Goodhue County, Minnesota. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Goodhue County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Goodhue County, Minnesota, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,358 total crimes reported in Goodhue County, Minnesota (509 of them violent). Of the 1,136 crimes that transpire each year in Goodhue County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Goodhue County, Minnesota every 7 hours. This includes 4 murders, 102 rapes, and over nine thousand thefts (including 681 automobile thefts).

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Goodhue County, Minnesota for all 10 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Goodhue County has climbed by 33 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 36 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 10 years in Goodhue County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over one thousand for Goodhue County, Minnesota in 2009.

Crime Trends in Goodhue County, Minnesota (1999-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Goodhue County, Minnesota (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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