Reported Annual Crime In Houghton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoughton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime107n/a (estimate)1,3402,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHoughton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a12.55.84.9
Rape0n/a0.065.038.6
Robbery1n/a12.578.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0266.2237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)25416373
Burglary4n/a50.1403.5491.4
Theft101n/a1,264.91,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0158.9220.2
Property crime105n/a (estimate)1,3151,8862,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Houghton, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Houghton, MI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Houghton, MI is 42% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 53% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Houghton, MI has 94% lower than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 93% lower than the national average. In property crime, Houghton, MI is 30% lower than the average of Michigan and is 47% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Houghton is 53% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.67 daily crimes that occur in Houghton.
  • Houghton is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Houghton you have a 1 in 75 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Houghton has increased by 1%.

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Daily Crime In Houghton (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Houghton, MI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national level. In Houghton, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times less than the Michigan average and 2.13 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Houghton, MI is 16.59 times less than the Michigan average and 14.88 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Houghton, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Michigan average and 1.89 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Houghton (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Houghton, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Houghton, MI safer than 86% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 84% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Michigan, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Houghton, MI. At this time, Houghton, MI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Houghton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Houghton is 1 in 3993
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Houghton is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in Houghton is 1 in 75
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Houghton, MI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Houghton, MI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 3993. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 77 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Houghton, MI is 1 in 75.

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

Determining whether Houghton, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Houghton, MI has decreased by 62% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 5% year over year. Total crimes for Houghton, MI has increased by 1% in the same time frame.

Houghton police department

ItemHoughtonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)810,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.02.13.3
There are a total of 8 Houghton police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 49.9% less than the Michigan average and 68.3% less than the National average.

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Linden, MI1,108202606808
Laurium, MI2,00151823874
Hubbell, MI1,0682069331,139
Hancock, MI4,6221971,3361,533
Dollar Bay, MI8964822,1872,669
Houghton, MI7,897251,3151,340

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bridge City, TX7,8981261,1331,259
Crookston, MN7,899265492757
Dexter, MO7,9021632,9033,066
Camp Hill, PA7,8910786786
Hastings-on-Hudson, NY7,905133563696
Houghton, MI7,897251,3151,340
Source: The Houghton, MI 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.