Reported Annual Crime In Wayne

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWayne/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime503n/a (estimate)2,9612,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWayne/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a11.86.05.3
Rape17n/a100.171.840.4
Robbery32n/a188.471.7102.8
Assault112n/a659.3309.5248.5
Violent crime163n/a (estimate)959459386
Burglary86n/a506.2398.5468.9
Theft209n/a1,230.21,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft45n/a264.9203.2236.9
Property crime340n/a (estimate)2,0011,9102,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wayne, 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 Wayne, 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 Wayne, MI averages 25% higher than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 4% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wayne, MI is 109% higher than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 148% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 5% higher than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 18% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wayne, MI area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Lyon, MI11,51459424483
Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5440625625
Huntington Woods, MI6,31031676708
Gibraltar, MI4,60267665732
Lathrup Village, MI4,109217675892
Northville, MI6,00133930964
South Rockwood, MI1,9431838561,040
Wayne, MI17,3149592,0012,961

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wayne is 4% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.11 daily crimes that occur in Wayne.
  • Wayne is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wayne you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wayne has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Wayne (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Wayne, MI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Michigan as well as national figures. In Wayne, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.25 times more than the Michigan average and 1.04 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Wayne, MI are 2.09 times more than the Michigan average and 2.48 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Wayne, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the Michigan average and 1.22 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Wayne (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Wayne, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Wayne, MI safer than 9% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 14% 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 Wayne, MI. At this time, Wayne, MI sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wayne

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wayne is 1 in 105
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wayne is 1 in 50
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wayne is 1 in 34
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wayne, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Wayne, MI, then there is a 1 in 105 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 50. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 34 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wayne, MI.

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

A good indicator of whether Wayne, 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 Wayne, MI has increased by 39%, while the property crime rate in Wayne, MI has decreased by 5% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wayne, MI has increased by 6% year over year.

Wayne police department

ItemWayneMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3610,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
There are a total of 36 Wayne police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% less than the Michigan average and 36.8% 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
Takoma Park, MD17,3073352,1842,519
South Houston, TX17,3235042,8103,314
New Philadelphia, OH17,334171,0731,090
Huntington, IN17,2845373,4343,971
Marion, IL17,3535592,6283,188
Wayne, MI17,3149592,0012,961
Source: The Wayne, 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.