Reported Annual Crime In Kentwood

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKentwood/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,555n/a (estimate)3,0322,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKentwood/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape23n/a44.865.038.6
Robbery40n/a78.078.6101.9
Assault126n/a245.7266.2237.8
Violent crime189n/a (estimate)369416373
Burglary230n/a448.5403.5491.4
Theft1,080n/a2,105.81,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft56n/a109.2158.9220.2
Property crime1,366n/a (estimate)2,6631,8862,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kentwood, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kentwood, 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 Kentwood, MI is 32% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 6% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Kentwood, MI has 11% lower than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 1% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kentwood, MI is 41% higher than the average of Michigan and is 7% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kentwood is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.31 daily crimes that occur in Kentwood.
  • Kentwood is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kentwood you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kentwood has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Kentwood (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kentwood, MI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Michigan as well as national figures. In Kentwood, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.32 times more than the Michigan average and 1.06 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kentwood, MI are 1.13 times less than the Michigan average and 1.01 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kentwood, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the Michigan average and 1.07 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kentwood (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Kentwood, MI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Kentwood, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Kentwood, MI is 26% safer than other cities of Michigan and 30% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Michigan cities and all around the United States, Kentwood, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Kentwood, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kentwood

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kentwood is 1 in 272
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kentwood is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kentwood is 1 in 33
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Kentwood, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Kentwood, MI, then there is a 1 in 272 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 38. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 33 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Kentwood, MI.

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

Determining whether Kentwood, 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. Kentwood, MI has increased by 3% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Kentwood, MI has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

Kentwood police department

ItemKentwoodMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8010,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 80 Kentwood police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.4% less than the Michigan average and 50.2% 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
Caledonia, MI1,595117530647
East Grand Rapids, MI10,99953877930
Forest Hills, MI27,072180815994
Byron Center, MI6,0572149681,182
Middleville, MI3,3072371,0731,310
Kentwood, MI49,7363692,6633,032

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dublin, CA49,6941191,7451,864
Niagara Falls, NY49,6791,1335,1566,289
Wheaton, MD49,8315102,5833,093
Tigard, OR49,6332102,3832,593
Cerritos, CA49,5991813,7803,961
Kentwood, MI49,7363692,6633,032
Source: The Kentwood, 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.