Grand Rapids, MI Crime Rates & Statistics

Grand Rapids crime information

StatisticGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Violent crime742455387
Property crime3,2862,5312,859
Total crime index4,0282,9853,246
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  • The Grand Rapids crime index is 34% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan crime index is 8% lower than the National average.
  • The Grand Rapids violent crime rate is 63% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan violent crime rate is 17% higher than the National average.
  • The Grand Rapids property crime rate is 29% higher than the Michigan average and and the Michigan property crime rate is 11% lower than the National average.

Grand Rapids police department

ItemGrand RapidsMichiganNational
Total police officers39512,975511,598
Police officers /1000 residents2.02.22.8
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There are a total of 395 Grand Rapids police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.2% less than the Michigan average and 27.4% less than the National average.

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  • Grand Rapids is safer than 12% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Grand Rapids is less than 7% of the cities in Michigan.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 25.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 135.
  • 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
Murder10575
Rape81434627
Robbery464247106113
Assault840447296242

Grand Rapids property crime breakdown

CrimeGrand RapidsGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,9521,039664670
Theft3,8972,0741,6121,959
Vehichle theft325173254230

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 Grand Rapids, MI

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Heritage Hill, Grand Rapids0Madison Area, Grand Rapids1.2
Heartside, Grand Rapids0.6Eastown, Grand Rapids1.3
East Hills, Grand Rapids0.7Highland Park, Grand Rapids1.3
South Hill, Grand Rapids0.8Fulton Heights, Grand Rapids1.3
Midtown, Grand Rapids0.9Swan, Grand Rapids1.4
Baxter, Grand Rapids0.9Fuller Avenue, Grand Rapids1.8
South East Community, Grand Rapids1Oakdale, Grand Rapids1.8
Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids1.2Ottawa Hills, Grand Rapids1.8
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Cities near Grand Rapids, MI

CityMilesCityMiles
Grand Rapids, MI0Forest Hills, MI8.4
East Grand Rapids, MI2.6Cutlerville, MI8.5
Wyoming, MI4.7Jenison, MI9.5
Walker, MI5Byron Center, MI10.9
Comstock Park, MI5.7Rockford, MI12.3
Northview, MI5.9Hudsonville, MI12.3
Kentwood, MI5.9Caledonia, MI13.9
Grandville, MI6.4Sparta, MI14
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