Reported Annual Crime In Big Rapids

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBig Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime189n/a (estimate)1,8192,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBig Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape8n/a77.071.840.4
Robbery3n/a28.971.7102.8
Assault21n/a202.1309.5248.5
Violent crime32n/a (estimate)308459386
Burglary17n/a163.6398.5468.9
Theft133n/a1,280.21,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a67.4203.2236.9
Property crime157n/a (estimate)1,5111,9102,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Big Rapids, 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 Big Rapids, 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 Big Rapids, MI averages 23% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 36% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Big Rapids, MI is 33% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 20% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 38% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Big Rapids, MI area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Canadian Lakes, MI2,793107444550
Reed City, MI2,8162101,5951,804
White Cloud, MI1,5025811,9592,540
Evart, MI1,4693242,4282,752
Stanwood, MI1656052,5193,124
Hersey, MI3636132,5523,166
Morley, MI7106652,7683,433
Big Rapids, MI10,5433081,5111,819

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Big Rapids is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.98 daily crimes that occur in Big Rapids.
  • Big Rapids is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Big Rapids you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Big Rapids has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Big Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Big Rapids, 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 Big Rapids, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.30 times less than the Michigan average and 1.56 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Big Rapids, MI is 1.49 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 1.25 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Big Rapids, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.26 times less than the Michigan average and 1.62 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Big Rapids (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Big Rapids, MI area in comparison to other Michigan communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Big Rapids, MI being safer than 54% of cities in Michigan and 58% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Michigan cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Big Rapids, MI. In conclusion, Big Rapids, MI now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Big Rapids

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Big Rapids is 1 in 325
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Big Rapids is 1 in 67
The chance of being a victim of crime in Big Rapids is 1 in 55
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Big Rapids, 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 Big Rapids, MI, you have a 1 in 325 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 67. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Big Rapids, MI is 1 in 55.

Year Over Year Crime In Big Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Big Rapids, 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 Big Rapids, MI has increased by 61%, while the property crime rate in Big Rapids, MI has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Big Rapids, MI has increased by 1% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Big Rapids police department

ItemBig RapidsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1910,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.13.3
There are a total of 19 Big Rapids police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.1% less than the Michigan average and 45.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sauk Village, IL10,5455151,1151,630
Trinity, FL10,5502191,3661,585
Wabash, IN10,5344853,1023,588
Forest Acres, SC10,5337235,2755,998
Newman, CA10,5532901,3591,649
Big Rapids, MI10,5433081,5111,819
Source: The Big Rapids, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.