Detroit, MI Crime Rates & Statistics

Detroit crime information

StatisticDetroit /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Violent crime2,137455387
Property crime6,1442,5312,859
Total crime index8,2812,9853,246
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  • The Detroit crime index is 177% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan crime index is 8% lower than the National average.
  • The Detroit violent crime rate is 370% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan violent crime rate is 17% higher than the National average.
  • The Detroit property crime rate is 142% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan property crime rate is 11% lower than the National average.

Detroit police department

ItemDetroitMichiganNational
Total police officers3,40112,975511,598
Police officers /1000 residents3.82.22.8
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There are a total of 3,401 Detroit police officers. This results in 3.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 70.4% greater than the Michigan average and 33.3% greater than the National average.

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  • Detroit is safer than 1.4% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Detroit is less than 1% of the cities in Michigan.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Detroit is 1 in 13.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Detroit is 1 in 47.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Detroit is 1 in 17.

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Detroit violent crime breakdown

CrimeDetroitDetroit /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Murder3444875
Rape427604627
Robbery4,962696106113
Assault9,5121,334296242

Detroit property crime breakdown

CrimeDetroitDetroit /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Burglary15,9942,242664670
Theft16,4562,3071,6121,959
Vehichle theft11,3681,594254230

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan42,644437192

There are a total of 42,644 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 437 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 127% greater than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Detroit, MI

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Alden Park, Detroit1.4Milwaukee Junction, Detroit2.3
Virginia Park, Detroit1.5Wayne State, Detroit2.5
Lasalle Gardens, Detroit1.5Art Center, Detroit2.7
Russell Woods, Detroit1.7Detroit Golf, Detroit2.8
New Center, Detroit1.7Woodbridge, Detroit2.8
Petosky-Otsego, Detroit1.8Fitzgerald, Detroit2.9
Nw Goldberg, Detroit2Poletown East, Detroit3
Martin Park, Detroit2.3Core City, Detroit3.1
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Cities near Detroit, MI

CityMilesCityMiles
Detroit, MI0Center Line, MI7.5
Highland Park, MI1.1Dearborn, MI7.7
Hamtramck, MI2.4Madison Heights, MI7.9
Hazel Park, MI5River Rouge, MI8.2
Ferndale, MI5.3Warren, MI8.3
Pleasant Ridge, MI6.2Melvindale, MI8.3
Oak Park, MI6.8Royal Oak, MI8.5
Huntington Woods, MI7.4Berkley, MI8.7
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