Reported Annual Crime In Melvindale

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvindale/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime304n/a (estimate)2,9292,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMelvindale/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.65.84.9
Rape5n/a48.265.038.6
Robbery8n/a77.178.6101.9
Assault34n/a327.6266.2237.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)462416373
Burglary51n/a491.4403.5491.4
Theft173n/a1,666.81,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft32n/a308.3158.9220.2
Property crime256n/a (estimate)2,4671,8862,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Melvindale, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Melvindale, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Melvindale, MI crime rates are 27% higher than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 2% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Melvindale, MI has a rate that is 11% higher than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 24% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Melvindale, MI is 31% higher than its state's mean, and 1% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Melvindale is 2% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.02 daily crimes that occur in Melvindale.
  • Melvindale is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Melvindale you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Melvindale has decreased by 8%.

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Compare Melvindale, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Melvindale (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Melvindale, 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 Melvindale, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.27 times more than the state average and 1.02 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Melvindale, MI on a daily bases are 1.11 times more than than Michigan average and 1.24 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Melvindale, MI are 1.31 times more than the daily state average and 1.01 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Melvindale (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Melvindale, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Melvindale, MI ranks safer than 21% of every city located within Michigan along with 25% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Melvindale, MI. As a result, Melvindale, MI is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Melvindale

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Melvindale is 1 in 217
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Melvindale is 1 in 41
The chance of being a victim of crime in Melvindale is 1 in 35
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Melvindale, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Melvindale, MI you have a 1 in 217 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 41 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Melvindale, MI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Melvindale, MI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Melvindale, MI has decreased by 33%, the amount of property crime in Melvindale, MI has decreased by 1%, and the total amount of crime in Melvindale, MI has decreased by 8% year to year.

Melvindale police department

ItemMelvindaleMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2510,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.13.3
There are a total of 25 Melvindale police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% greater than the Michigan average and 27.9% 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
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031564595
Plymouth, MI9,029101675776
Rockwood, MI3,24363906969
Lathrup Village, MI4,1091449841,128
Farmington, MI10,472571,0941,151
Melvindale, MI10,5844622,4672,929

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Kapaa, HI10,5823023,9084,210
Struthers, OH10,5742123,0543,266
Gardere, LA10,5945703,5374,107
Forestville, OH10,5951691,4941,663
Vidalia, GA10,5966726,3727,044
Melvindale, MI10,5844622,4672,929
Source: The Melvindale, 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.