Reported Annual Crime In Battle Creek

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBattle Creek/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,697n/a (estimate)4,4042,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBattle Creek/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a6.55.84.9
Rape72n/a117.665.038.6
Robbery63n/a102.978.6101.9
Assault323n/a527.4266.2237.8
Violent crime462n/a (estimate)754416373
Burglary647n/a1,056.5403.5491.4
Theft1,516n/a2,475.51,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft72n/a117.6158.9220.2
Property crime2,235n/a (estimate)3,6501,8862,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Battle Creek, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Battle Creek, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Battle Creek, MI averages 91% higher than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 54% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Battle Creek, MI is 82% higher than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 102% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 94% higher than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 47% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Battle Creek, MI area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Battle Creek is 54% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.07 daily crimes that occur in Battle Creek.
  • Battle Creek is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Battle Creek you have a 1 in 23 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Battle Creek has decreased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Battle Creek (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Battle Creek, MI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Michigan as well as those across America as a whole. The Battle Creek, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.91 times more than the Michigan average and 1.54 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Battle Creek, MI is 1.82 times more than the Michigan average, and it is 2.02 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Battle Creek, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.94 times more than the Michigan average and 1.47 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Battle Creek (higher is better)

How safe is Battle Creek, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Battle Creek, MI is safer than 7% of the cities in Michigan and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Battle Creek, MI. Overall, Battle Creek, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Battle Creek

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Battle Creek is 1 in 133
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Battle Creek is 1 in 28
The chance of being a victim of crime in Battle Creek is 1 in 23
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Battle Creek, MI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Battle Creek, MI, you have a 1 in 133 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 28. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Battle Creek, MI is 1 in 23.

Year Over Year Crime In Battle Creek (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Battle Creek, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Battle Creek, MI has decreased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Battle Creek, MI has decreased by 5% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Battle Creek, MI has decreased by 5% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Battle Creek police department

ItemBattle CreekMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12210,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.13.3
There are a total of 122 Battle Creek police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 4% less than the Michigan average and 39.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Gull Lake, MI1,35758265323
Augusta, MI8700662662
Richland, MI8580897897
Olivet, MI1,631124868992
Bellevue, MI1,3041918651,056
Battle Creek, MI51,9637543,6504,404

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Hoboken, NJ51,9792661,6801,946
Lehi, UT51,982851,1001,186
Lakewood, NJ51,9443582,2802,637
Oak Park, IL51,9881779151,092
Peabody, MA51,8682968071,104
Battle Creek, MI51,9637543,6504,404
Source: The Battle Creek, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.