Reported Annual Crime In Southfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthfield/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,353n/a (estimate)3,2042,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouthfield/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder3n/a4.16.05.3
Rape44n/a59.971.840.4
Robbery52n/a70.871.7102.8
Assault96n/a130.7309.5248.5
Violent crime195n/a (estimate)266459386
Burglary353n/a480.7398.5468.9
Theft1,514n/a2,061.61,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft291n/a396.3203.2236.9
Property crime2,158n/a (estimate)2,9391,9102,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Southfield, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Southfield, MI 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 Southfield, MI crime rate is 35% higher than the Michigan average and is 13% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Southfield, MI has a violent crime rate that is 42% lower than the Michigan average and 31% lower than the national average. For property crime, Southfield, MI is 54% higher than the Michigan average and 20% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lake Angelus, MI264000
Bingham Farms, MI1,22064268332
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,34372300372
Wolverine Lake, MI4,35768364432
Rochester, MI12,87261506567
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5440625625
Berkley, MI15,13678581659
Southfield, MI72,4802662,9393,204

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southfield is 13% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.78 daily crimes that occur in Southfield.
  • Southfield is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Southfield you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Southfield has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Southfield (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Southfield, MI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Michigan as well as national figures. In Southfield, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.35 times more than the Michigan average and 1.13 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Southfield, MI are 1.73 times less than the Michigan average and 1.45 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Southfield, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.54 times more than the Michigan average and 1.20 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Southfield (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Southfield, MI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Southfield, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Southfield, MI is 30% safer than other cities of Michigan and 35% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Michigan cities and all around the United States, Southfield, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Southfield, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southfield is 1 in 377
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southfield is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southfield is 1 in 32
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Southfield, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Southfield, MI you have a 1 in 377 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 35 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Southfield, MI.

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

A good indicator of whether Southfield, 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 Southfield, MI has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Southfield, MI has increased by 16% year over year. The number of total crimes in Southfield, MI has increased by 12% year over year.

Southfield police department

ItemSouthfieldMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16010,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.13.3
There are a total of 160 Southfield police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.1% greater than the Michigan average and 32.2% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Pleasant, SC72,3791511,7001,851
Gastonia, NC72,6644883,5894,077
Canton, OH72,6689455,1146,058
Rochester Hills, MI72,19572737809
Appleton, WI72,8612791,7382,018
Southfield, MI72,4802662,9393,204
Source: The Southfield, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.