Reported Annual Crime In Zeeland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZeeland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime113n/a (estimate)2,0002,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZeeland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.05.3
Rape7n/a123.971.840.4
Robbery0n/a0.071.7102.8
Assault8n/a141.6309.5248.5
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)265459386
Burglary38n/a672.6398.5468.9
Theft59n/a1,044.31,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a17.7203.2236.9
Property crime98n/a (estimate)1,7351,9102,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Zeeland, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Zeeland, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Zeeland, MI crime rates are 16% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 30% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Zeeland, MI has a rate that is 42% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 31% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Zeeland, MI is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 29% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hopkins, MI6540329329
Douglas, MI1,04689370459
Saugatuck, MI883185772957
Beechwood, MI3,0902269421,168
Byron Center, MI6,0572369801,216
Hudsonville, MI7,2173931,6362,029
Jenison, MI17,2714471,8602,307
Zeeland, MI5,5662651,7352,000

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Zeeland is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.48 daily crimes that occur in Zeeland.
  • Zeeland is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Zeeland you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Zeeland has decreased by 27%.

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Daily Crime In Zeeland (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Zeeland, MI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Michigan as well as those across America as a whole. The Zeeland, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.18 times less than the Michigan average and 1.42 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Zeeland, MI is 1.73 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 1.46 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Zeeland, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.10 times less than the Michigan average and 1.41 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Zeeland (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Zeeland, 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 Zeeland, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Zeeland, MI is 39% safer than other cities of Michigan and 47% 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, Zeeland, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Zeeland, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Zeeland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Zeeland is 1 in 377
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Zeeland is 1 in 58
The chance of being a victim of crime in Zeeland is 1 in 51
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Zeeland, 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 Zeeland, MI, you have a 1 in 377 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 58. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Zeeland, MI is 1 in 51.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Zeeland, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Zeeland, MI has decreased by 17%, while the property crime rate in Zeeland, MI has decreased by 28% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Zeeland, MI has decreased by 27% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Zeeland police department

ItemZeelandMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1010,515556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.13.3
There are a total of 10 Zeeland police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13% less than the Michigan average and 44.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pevely, MO5,5661582,2702,429
Douglass Hills, KY5,56675712788
Junction City, OR5,56651489539
Country Homes, WA5,5663153,6463,962
South Apopka, FL5,5655023,1403,642
Zeeland, MI5,5662651,7352,000
Source: The Zeeland, 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.