Grand Rapids, MI Crime Rates & Statistics

Grand Rapids crime information

StatisticGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Violent crime693450368
Property crime3,2362,3282,731
Total crime index3,9302,7783,099
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  • The Grand Rapids crime index is 41% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan crime index is 10% lower than the National average.
  • The Grand Rapids violent crime rate is 54% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan violent crime rate is 22% higher than the National average.
  • The Grand Rapids property crime rate is 39% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan property crime rate is 14% lower than the National average.

Grand Rapids police department

ItemGrand RapidsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)36610,515504,711
Police officers /1000 residents1.92.13.3
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There are a total of 366 Grand Rapids police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6.8% less than the Michigan average and 41% less than the National average.

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  • Grand Rapids is safer than 14.2% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Grand Rapids is less than 5% of the cities in Michigan.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 26.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 145.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 31.

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Grand Rapids violent crime breakdown

CrimeGrand RapidsGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Murder17965
Rape82436725
Robbery471246102109
Assault756395275229

Grand Rapids property crime breakdown

CrimeGrand RapidsGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,621848569610
Theft4,3152,2571,5101,899
Vehichle theft252132248221

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.

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Neighborhoods in & around Grand Rapids, MI

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Ridgemoor, Grand Rapids794.5
Fulton Heights, Grand Rapids781.8
Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids783.1
Cherry Run, Grand Rapids773.9
Heritage Hill, Grand Rapids770.5
Westside Connection, Grand Rapids763.2
Eastown, Grand Rapids761.9
East Hills, Grand Rapids751.1
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Millbrook, Grand Rapids755.4
Heartside, Grand Rapids750.2
Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids740.9
Alger Heights, Grand Rapids743.4
Norteast Citizens Action, Grand Rapids743.2
Highland Park, Grand Rapids741.4
Ottawa Hills, Grand Rapids742.2
Creston, Grand Rapids743.3
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Cities near Grand Rapids, MI

CityScoreMiles
East Grand Rapids, MI843.3
Forest Hills, MI839.4
Beechwood, MI8225.9
Roosevelt Park, MI8234.5
Rockford, MI8212.1
Douglas, MI8134.9
Byron Center, MI8110.8
Caledonia, MI8114.3
CityScoreMiles
Northview, MI806.6
Ferrysburg, MI8029.1
Spring Lake, MI8027.8
Plainwell, MI8036.2
Zeeland, MI8020.6
Hudsonville, MI8011.8
Middleville, MI7920.2
Grand Haven, MI7929.1
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