Minnesota reported 119 hate crimes previous year, up from 109 in 2015.
The yearly report is the most comprehensive accounting of hate crimes in the US.
The number for hate crimes against Sikhs, whose population is estimated to be 500,000, went up from six in 2015 to seven in 2016. The others are Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas and Wyoming. 63 percent of the crimes were related to bias against homosexual males, while 22 percent represented bias against homosexuals in general, bisexuals, and transgender individuals.
The increase reported by the FBI led some civil rights groups to call for more involvement from the federal government and state and local leaders in going after people who commit hate crimes.
In bias incidents based on gender or sexuality, the majority of victims were gay men-62.7 percent of the 1,255 victims of sexual-orientation bias.
A bill that would've introduced a hate crime law in IN died in the legislature on the same day that the Indianapolis Jewish Community Center received a bomb threat.
About 58 percent of the hate crimes were motivated by race, with about half the incidents targeting black Americans. The plurality of the remainder, 44.7 percent of overall incidents, were for intimidation.
The new report showed a slight uptick in anti-Islamic and anti-Jewish hate crimes, which together made up 79 percent of reported hate crimes in which religion was the primary factor. Data were collected from more than 15,000 law enforcement agencies, covering 289 million Americans in 2016.
There were 1,076 incidents involving lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender people, with nearly two-thirds of those targeting gay men.
"Police departments that do not report credible data to the Federal Bureau of Investigation risk sending the message that this is not a priority issue for them, which may threaten community trust in their ability and readiness to address hate violence".
Analysis of the 6,063 single-bias incidents involving 7,509 victims revealed that 21 percent were prompted by religious bias, the second-highest motivation for offenders behind race or ethnicity.