Rochester has been recognized by numerous publications as a great city to live in. However, every bushel has a few bad apples.

The majority of people that live in the neighborhoods below are wonderful people, but these three areas in Rochester have the highest crime rates, according to Neighborhood Scout. The list is based on all crimes reported. Visit the site for detailed information on these and other neighborhoods.

Despite the higher crime rates in these areas, we want you to know that you are still very safe in Rochester.  As a matter of fact, your chances of being a victim of crime in Rochester are much lower than the statewide average. According to the site, the odds of something happening to you in Rochester are 1 in 543 - the statewide odds for Minnesota are 1 in 436.

The website rochester911.com allows you to see specifically what kind of calls police are responding to in specific areas around town.