Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime99n/a (estimate)5,6122,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape5n/a283.465.038.6
Robbery1n/a56.778.6101.9
Assault8n/a453.5266.2237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)794416373
Burglary13n/a737.0403.5491.4
Theft71n/a4,024.91,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a56.7158.9220.2
Property crime85n/a (estimate)4,8191,8862,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 96% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.38 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has increased by 28%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decatur

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decatur is 1 in 126
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 18

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

Decatur police department

ItemDecaturMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)510,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.13.3
There are a total of 5 Decatur police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.2% greater than the Michigan average and 15.7% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marcellus, MI1,0241908631,054
Lawrence, MI1,0492089411,149
Watervliet, MI1,9492361,0621,298
Hartford, MI2,660381,2611,300
Mattawan, MI2,0753601,1821,542
Decatur, MI2,0957944,8195,612

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Beach Haven, NJ2,09640255295
Gregory, TX2,096151151301
Claxton, GA2,0962543,2223,476
Redington Shores, FL2,09372441514
Port Sulphur, LA2,0933131,9412,253
Decatur, MI2,0957944,8195,612
Source: The Decatur, 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.