Grand Rapids, MI Crime Rates & Statistics

Grand Rapids crime information

StatisticGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Violent crime771455387
Property crime3,4842,5312,859
Total crime index4,2552,9853,246
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  • The Grand Rapids crime index is 42% 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 69% 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 37% 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 officers36610,515505,262
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 15.2% of the cities in the nation.
  • The crime rate in Grand Rapids is less than 4% of the cities in Michigan.
  • The chance of being a victim of a crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 24.
  • The chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 130.
  • The chance of being a victim of a property crime in Grand Rapids is 1 in 29.

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Grand Rapids violent crime breakdown

CrimeGrand RapidsGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Murder16875
Rape46244627
Robbery462243106113
Assault941495296242

Grand Rapids property crime breakdown

CrimeGrand RapidsGrand Rapids /100KMichigan /100KNational /100K
Burglary1,9171,009664670
Theft4,4332,3341,6121,959
Vehichle theft268141254230

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 Rapids804.5
Michgan Oaks, Grand Rapids793.1
Fulton Heights, Grand Rapids791.8
Cherry Run, Grand Rapids783.9
Heritage Hill, Grand Rapids770.5
Eastown, Grand Rapids771.9
Heartside, Grand Rapids770.2
East Hills, Grand Rapids761.1
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Ottawa Hills, Grand Rapids752.2
Westside Connection, Grand Rapids753.2
Norteast Citizens Action, Grand Rapids753.2
Millbrook, Grand Rapids755.4
Auburn Hill, Grand Rapids742.6
Belknap Lookout, Grand Rapids740.9
Midtown, Grand Rapids741.1
Alger Heights, Grand Rapids743.4
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Cities near Grand Rapids, MI

CityScoreMiles
East Grand Rapids, MI853.3
Forest Hills, MI849.4
Douglas, MI8334.9
Beechwood, MI8225.9
Roosevelt Park, MI8234.5
Rockford, MI8212.1
Caledonia, MI8114.3
Byron Center, MI8110.8
CityScoreMiles
Spring Lake, MI8127.8
Ferrysburg, MI8029.1
Northview, MI796.6
Zeeland, MI7920.6
Saugatuck, MI7934.4
Grand Haven, MI7929.1
Hudsonville, MI7811.8
Plainwell, MI7836.2
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