Reported Annual Crime In Birmingham

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBirmingham/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime223n/a (estimate)1,0662,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBirmingham/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape2n/a9.665.038.6
Robbery3n/a14.378.6101.9
Assault3n/a14.3266.2237.8
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)38416373
Burglary22n/a105.1403.5491.4
Theft183n/a874.61,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft10n/a47.8158.9220.2
Property crime215n/a (estimate)1,0271,8862,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Birmingham, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Birmingham, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Birmingham, MI crime rates are 54% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 63% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Birmingham, MI has a rate that is 91% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 90% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Birmingham, MI is 46% lower than its state's mean, and 59% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Birmingham is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.92 daily crimes that occur in Birmingham.
  • Birmingham is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Birmingham you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Birmingham has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Birmingham (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Birmingham, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Birmingham, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 2.16 times less than the state average and 2.68 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Birmingham, MI on a daily bases are 10.87 times less than than Michigan average and 9.75 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Birmingham, MI are 1.84 times less than the daily state average and 2.42 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Birmingham (higher is better)

How safe is Birmingham, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Birmingham, MI is safer than 90% of the cities in Michigan and 86% 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 Birmingham, MI. Overall, Birmingham, MI is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Birmingham

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Birmingham is 1 in 2616
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Birmingham is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Birmingham is 1 in 94
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Birmingham, MI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Birmingham, MI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2616. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 98 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Birmingham, MI is 1 in 94.

Year Over Year Crime In Birmingham (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Birmingham, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Birmingham, MI has decreased by 34% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Birmingham, MI has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

Birmingham police department

ItemBirminghamMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3910,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 39 Birmingham police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.9% less than the Michigan average and 41% 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
Bingham Farms, MI1,22058265323
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,34365296361
Beverly Hills, MI10,36810515524
Wolverine Lake, MI4,3570566566
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031564595
Birmingham, MI20,382381,0271,066

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South El Monte, CA20,3756043,1383,743
Selden, NY20,3904091,7272,136
Fresno, TX20,3744633,1803,643
South St. Paul, MN20,3684912,4802,971
Libertyville, IL20,398581,0701,129
Birmingham, MI20,382381,0271,066
Source: The Birmingham, 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.