Reported Annual Crime In Wayland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWayland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime76n/a (estimate)1,8302,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWayland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape3n/a72.265.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.6101.9
Assault7n/a168.5266.2237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)241416373
Burglary4n/a96.3403.5491.4
Theft57n/a1,372.21,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a120.4158.9220.2
Property crime66n/a (estimate)1,5891,8862,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wayland, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Wayland, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Wayland, MI averages 20% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 36% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wayland, MI is 42% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 35% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 16% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 36% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wayland, MI area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wayland is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.01 daily crimes that occur in Wayland.
  • Wayland is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wayland you have a 1 in 55 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wayland has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Wayland (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Wayland, MI per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national level. In Wayland, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.26 times less than the Michigan average and 1.56 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Wayland, MI is 1.73 times less than the Michigan average and 1.55 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Wayland, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.19 times less than the Michigan average and 1.57 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Wayland (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Wayland, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Wayland, MI ranks safer than 46% of every city located within Michigan along with 51% 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 Wayland, MI. As a result, Wayland, MI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wayland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wayland is 1 in 416
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wayland is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wayland is 1 in 55
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Wayland, MI? 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 Wayland, MI, you have a 1 in 416 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 63. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Wayland, MI is 1 in 55.

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

Determining whether Wayland, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Wayland, MI has decreased by 35% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Wayland, MI has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Wayland police department

ItemWaylandMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)610,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.13.3
There are a total of 6 Wayland police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.8% less than the Michigan average and 54.9% 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
Hopkins, MI654164164328
Caledonia, MI1,595117530647
Byron Center, MI6,0572149681,182
Middleville, MI3,3072371,0731,310
Allegan, MI5,0303141,0421,356
Wayland, MI4,0822411,5891,830

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fleetwood, PA4,0842061,1871,393
Caseyville, IL4,0808153,2344,048
Burlington, CO4,0841261,6671,793
Hyde Park, UT4,0851551,9512,106
Windber, PA4,0784528281,279
Wayland, MI4,0822411,5891,830
Source: The Wayland, 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.