Reported Annual Crime In West Branch

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime29n/a (estimate)1,4062,3012,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.84.9
Rape0n/a0.065.038.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.6101.9
Assault2n/a96.9266.2237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)97416373
Burglary4n/a193.9403.5491.4
Theft21n/a1,017.91,323.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a96.9158.9220.2
Property crime27n/a (estimate)1,3091,8862,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Branch is 51% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.85 daily crimes that occur in West Branch.
  • West Branch is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Branch you have a 1 in 72 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Branch has decreased by 51%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Branch

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Branch is 1 in 1032
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Branch is 1 in 77
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Branch is 1 in 72

Year Over Year Crime In West Branch (per 100,000 people)

West Branch police department

ItemWest BranchMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)510,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 5 West Branch police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.6% greater than the Michigan average and 28.1% 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
St. Helen, MI2,7742401,0871,327
Skidway Lake, MI3,3293011,3651,666
Rose City, MI6415982,7123,310
Lupton, MI2636022,7313,333
West Branch, MI2,051971,3091,406

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Mount Jackson, VA2,051491,2221,271
Cloverdale, IN2,0511891,2621,451
Twin City, GA2,051601,2051,265
Meadowlakes, TX2,05065444509
Eagleview, PA2,05249284334
West Branch, MI2,051971,3091,406
Source: The West Branch, 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.