Reported Annual Crime In Lansing

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLansing/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,777n/a (estimate)4,1652,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLansing/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a7.85.84.9
Rape118n/a102.965.038.6
Robbery265n/a231.178.6101.9
Assault935n/a815.2266.2237.8
Violent crime1,327n/a (estimate)1,157416373
Burglary959n/a836.1403.5491.4
Theft2,140n/a1,865.81,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft351n/a306.0158.9220.2
Property crime3,450n/a (estimate)3,0081,8862,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Lansing, MI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 81% higher than the average of crimes committed in Michigan. It is also 46% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Lansing, MI shows a crime rate that is 178% higher than the Michigan average. The crime rate is also 211% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Lansing, MI is shown to be 60% higher than the Michigan average and 21% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lansing is 46% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.41 daily crimes that occur in Lansing.
  • Lansing is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lansing you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lansing has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Lansing (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Lansing, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Lansing, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.81 times more than the state average and 1.46 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Lansing, MI on a daily bases are 2.78 times more than than Michigan average and 3.11 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Lansing, MI are 1.60 times more than the daily state average and 1.21 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Lansing (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lansing, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lansing, MI safer than 4% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 5% 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 Lansing, MI. At this time, Lansing, MI sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lansing

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lansing is 1 in 87
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lansing is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lansing is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Lansing, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Lansing, MI you have a 1 in 87 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Lansing, MI.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lansing, MI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Lansing, MI has increased by 4% and the rate of property crime in Lansing, MI has decreased by 4%. The total crime rate in Lansing, MI has decreased by 2% year to year.

Lansing police department

ItemLansingMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)22010,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 220 Lansing police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.2% less than the Michigan average and 41.3% 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
Potterville, MI2,6210268268
Williamston, MI3,85552389441
Wacousta, MI1,34782370452
DeWitt, MI4,60685486570
Dimondale, MI1,209132599731
Lansing, MI114,3821,1573,0084,165

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Murfreesboro, TN114,6605433,2433,786
Provo, UT114,8041332,0392,172
El Monte, CA115,2433411,8162,157
Norman, OK115,5213662,5062,872
Columbia, MO113,1555053,0573,561
Lansing, MI114,3821,1573,0084,165
Source: The Lansing, 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.