Reported Annual Crime In Plainwell

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainwell/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)2,3242,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePlainwell/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape4n/a104.565.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.6101.9
Assault6n/a156.7266.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)261416373
Burglary8n/a208.9403.5491.4
Theft59n/a1,540.91,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft12n/a313.4158.9220.2
Property crime79n/a (estimate)2,0631,8862,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Plainwell, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Plainwell, 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 Plainwell, MI crime rates are 1% higher than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 19% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Plainwell, MI has a rate that is 37% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 30% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Plainwell, MI is 9% higher than its state's mean, and 17% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Plainwell is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.37 daily crimes that occur in Plainwell.
  • Plainwell is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Plainwell you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Plainwell has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Plainwell (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Plainwell, MI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national level. In Plainwell, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.01 times more than the Michigan average and 1.23 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Plainwell, MI is 1.59 times less than the Michigan average and 1.43 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Plainwell, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.09 times more than the Michigan average and 1.21 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Plainwell (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Plainwell, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Plainwell, MI safer than 37% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 44% 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 Plainwell, MI. At this time, Plainwell, MI sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plainwell

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plainwell is 1 in 383
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plainwell is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Plainwell is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Plainwell, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Plainwell, MI you have a 1 in 383 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plainwell, MI.

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

A good indicator of whether Plainwell, MI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Plainwell, MI has increased by 42%, while the property crime rate in Plainwell, MI has increased by 19% year over year. The number of total crimes in Plainwell, MI has increased by 21% year over year.

Plainwell police department

ItemPlainwellMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)810,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
There are a total of 8 Plainwell police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.8% greater than the Michigan average and 35.6% 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
South Gull Lake, MI1,35758265323
Hopkins, MI654164164328
Richland, MI8580897897
Parchment, MI1,867173783956
Allegan, MI5,0303141,0421,356
Plainwell, MI3,7982612,0632,324

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Nichols Hills, OK3,797511,7661,817
River Road, NC3,7971671,3221,489
Hallsville, TX3,7991768281,004
Spackenkill, NY3,800121511632
Ashland, MO3,796771,6491,726
Plainwell, MI3,7982612,0632,324
Source: The Plainwell, 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.