Reported Annual Crime In West Branch

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)1,8992,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Branch/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape3n/a146.171.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.071.7102.8
Assault3n/a146.1309.5248.5
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)292459386
Burglary5n/a243.4398.5468.9
Theft25n/a1,217.11,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a146.1203.2236.9
Property crime33n/a (estimate)1,6071,9102,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Helen, MI2,7742651,1011,365
Skidway Lake, MI3,3293321,3831,715
Rose City, MI6416602,7473,407
Lupton, MI2636652,7653,430
West Branch, MI2,0512921,6071,899

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Branch is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.2 daily crimes that occur in West Branch.
  • West Branch is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Branch you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Branch has increased by 35%.

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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 343
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Branch is 1 in 63
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Branch is 1 in 53

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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Twin City, GA2,0512501,8852,135
Mount Jackson, VA2,0511461,3651,511
Cloverdale, IN2,0511971,2591,456
Walnutport, PA2,050129710839
Vernonia, OR2,052234468701
West Branch, MI2,0512921,6071,899
Source: The West Branch, 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.