Reported Annual Crime In Detroit

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDetroit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,548 (estimate)2,3722,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDetroit/100k peopleIllinois/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.84.9
Rapen/an/an/a37.538.6
Robberyn/an/an/a115.9101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a224.6237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)574 (estimate)384373
Burglaryn/an/an/a361.1491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,490.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a137.3220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,974 (estimate)1,9892,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Detroit is 24% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.72 daily crimes that occur in Detroit.
  • Detroit is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Detroit you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Detroit has increased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Detroit (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Detroit

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Detroit is 1 in 175
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Detroit is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Detroit is 1 in 29

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

Detroit police department

ItemDetroitIllinoisNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a30,690556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.63.3

Sex offenders in Illinois

StateTotal offendersIllinois /100KNational /100K
Illinois26,115212222
There are a total of 26,115 sex offenders in Illinois. This yields a total of 212 sex offenders in Illinois per 100,000 residents which is 5% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pleasant Hill, IL1,1910107107
Bluffs, IL7420437437
Winchester, IL1,6441869631,149
Meredosia, IL1,0452011,0401,241
Pittsfield, IL4,7301561,6771,833
Detroit, IL1475742,9743,548

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Benton City, MO1477364,2274,963
Reed, AR1478075,0395,846
Blackwater, MO1477734,4405,213
Hanover, NM1475282,9753,503
Windom, KS1476164,2984,915
Detroit, IL1475742,9743,548
Source: The Detroit, IL 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.