Reported Annual Crime In Michigan City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMichigan City/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,636n/a (estimate)5,1942,9842,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMichigan City/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a6.35.64.9
Rape11n/a34.936.338.6
Robbery32n/a101.6107.4101.9
Assault36n/a114.3238.2237.8
Violent crime81n/a (estimate)257388373
Burglary212n/a673.1519.8491.4
Theft1,264n/a4,013.11,872.01,775.4
Vehicle theft79n/a250.8204.2220.2
Property crime1,555n/a (estimate)4,9372,5962,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Michigan City, IN. The total number of reported crimes in Michigan City, IN is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Michigan City, IN crime rate is 74% higher than the Indiana average and is 82% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Michigan City, IN has a violent crime rate that is 34% lower than the Indiana average and 31% lower than the national average. For property crime, Michigan City, IN is 90% higher than the Indiana average and 99% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Michigan City is 82% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 14.23 daily crimes that occur in Michigan City.
  • Michigan City is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Michigan City you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Michigan City has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Michigan City (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Michigan City, IN per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Indiana and on a national level. In Michigan City, IN the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times more than the Indiana average and 1.82 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Michigan City, IN is 1.51 times less than the Indiana average and 1.45 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Michigan City, IN has a daily crime rate that is 1.90 times more than the Indiana average and 1.99 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Michigan City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Indiana and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Michigan City, IN? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Michigan City, IN has been ranked safer than 20% of other cities in the state of Indiana. In addition, Michigan City, IN is safer than 22% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Indiana and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Michigan City, IN. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Michigan City, IN is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Michigan City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Michigan City is 1 in 389
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Michigan City is 1 in 21
The chance of being a victim of crime in Michigan City is 1 in 20
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Michigan City, IN? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Michigan City, IN, you have a 1 in 389 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 21. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Michigan City, IN is 1 in 20.

Year Over Year Crime In Michigan City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Michigan City, IN is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Michigan City, IN has decreased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Michigan City, IN has increased by 13% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Michigan City, IN has increased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Michigan City police department

ItemMichigan CityIndianaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1018,766556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.43.3
There are a total of 101 Michigan City police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 35.5% greater than the Indiana average and 2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Indiana

StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
Indiana11,165179222
There are a total of 11,165 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 179 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 19% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shorewood-Tower Hills-Harbert, MI1,18860271331
Long Beach, IN1,20654364419
Three Oaks, MI1,685159720879
Trail Creek, IN1,872118788906
Burns Harbor, IN1,476119794913
Michigan City, IN31,3692574,9375,194

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bowling Green, OH31,3661511,9982,149
Kennesaw, GA31,3581641,6701,834
College Park, MD31,3876473,2803,927
Salisbury, MD31,3349395,4406,379
Fallbrook, CA31,4354862,9843,470
Michigan City, IN31,3692574,9375,194
Source: The Michigan City, IN 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.