Reported Annual Crime In Royal Oak

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoyal Oak/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime713n/a (estimate)1,1982,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRoyal Oak/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a3.45.84.9
Rape12n/a20.265.038.6
Robbery8n/a13.478.6101.9
Assault30n/a50.4266.2237.8
Violent crime52n/a (estimate)87416373
Burglary96n/a161.3403.5491.4
Theft540n/a907.01,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft25n/a42.0158.9220.2
Property crime661n/a (estimate)1,1101,8862,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Royal Oak, MI. All reported Royal Oak, MI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Royal Oak, MI overall crime rate is 48% lower than in comparison to the Michigan average; and is also 58% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Royal Oak, MI, the rate is 79% lower than compared to the Michigan average, and 77% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Royal Oak, MI comes in at 41% lower than to the average seen in Michigan, and 55% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Royal Oak is 58% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.28 daily crimes that occur in Royal Oak.
  • Royal Oak is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Royal Oak you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Royal Oak has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Royal Oak (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Royal Oak, MI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national level. In Royal Oak, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.92 times less than the Michigan average and 2.39 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Royal Oak, MI is 4.76 times less than the Michigan average and 4.27 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Royal Oak, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.70 times less than the Michigan average and 2.24 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Royal Oak (higher is better)

How safe is Royal Oak, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Royal Oak, MI is safer than 81% of the cities in Michigan and 78% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Royal Oak, MI. Overall, Royal Oak, MI is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Royal Oak

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Royal Oak is 1 in 1145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Royal Oak is 1 in 91
The chance of being a victim of crime in Royal Oak is 1 in 84
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Royal Oak, MI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Royal Oak, MI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1145. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 91 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Royal Oak, MI is 1 in 84.

Year Over Year Crime In Royal Oak (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Royal Oak, MI 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 Royal Oak, MI has decreased by 31%, while the property crime rate in Royal Oak, MI has increased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Royal Oak, MI has increased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Royal Oak police department

ItemRoyal OakMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7410,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.13.3
There are a total of 74 Royal Oak police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.9% less than the Michigan average and 60.7% 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
Bingham Farms, MI1,22058265323
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,34365296361
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI3,03179359438
Beverly Hills, MI10,36810515524
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031564595
Royal Oak, MI58,382871,1101,198

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Chapel Hill, NC58,3791601,2651,425
South Whittier, CA58,3285813,5694,150
Marietta, GA58,4364494,0564,504
La Mesa, CA58,2393282,9163,244
Tonawanda CDP, NY58,2045932,5013,094
Royal Oak, MI58,382871,1101,198
Source: The Royal Oak, 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.