Reported Annual Crime In Brighton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrighton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime161n/a (estimate)2,0962,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBrighton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape6n/a78.165.038.6
Robbery1n/a13.078.6101.9
Assault3n/a39.1266.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)130416373
Burglary9n/a117.2403.5491.4
Theft140n/a1,822.41,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a26.0158.9220.2
Property crime151n/a (estimate)1,9661,8862,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Brighton, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Brighton, 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 Brighton, MI crime rates are 9% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 27% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Brighton, MI has a rate that is 69% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 65% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Brighton, MI is 4% higher than its state's mean, and 21% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Brighton is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.74 daily crimes that occur in Brighton.
  • Brighton is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Brighton you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Brighton has increased by 6%.

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Compare Brighton, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Brighton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Brighton, 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 Brighton, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.10 times less than the state average and 1.36 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Brighton, MI on a daily bases are 3.19 times less than than Michigan average and 2.86 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Brighton, MI are 1.04 times more than the daily state average and 1.27 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Brighton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Brighton, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Brighton, MI ranks safer than 60% of every city located within Michigan along with 61% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Brighton, MI. As a result, Brighton, MI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Brighton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Brighton is 1 in 769
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Brighton is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Brighton is 1 in 48
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Brighton, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Brighton, MI, then there is a 1 in 769 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 51. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 48 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Brighton, MI.

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

A good indicator of whether Brighton, MI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Brighton, MI has increased by 97%, while the property crime rate in Brighton, MI has increased by 3% year over year. The number of total crimes in Brighton, MI has increased by 6% year over year.

Brighton police department

ItemBrightonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1810,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.13.3
There are a total of 18 Brighton police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.4% greater than the Michigan average and 26.3% 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 Lyon, MI11,51485407491
Dexter, MI4,482128580708
Milford, MI6,32566660726
Barton Hills, MI313168762930
Pinckney, MI2,5962409991,239
Brighton, MI7,5621301,9662,096

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Charles City, IA7,5621602,3002,461
Schriever, LA7,5645623,4914,054
Joshua Tree, CA7,5645463,3563,902
Ojai, CA7,55891861952
Hillcrest, NY7,5663011,2731,574
Brighton, MI7,5621301,9662,096
Source: The Brighton, 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.