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Total crime 68%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 72%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAdvance/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)743 (estimate)1,8392,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a60.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a44.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a365.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)193 (estimate)478388
Burglaryn/an/an/a233.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a943.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a184.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)550 (estimate)1,3611,958

Key findings

  • Advance crime rates are 68% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Advance are 50% lower than the national average
  • In Advance you have a 1 in 135 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Advance is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Advance has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Advance (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Advance

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Advance is 1 in 518
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Advance is 1 in 182
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Advance is 1 in 135

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

      Advance police department

      ItemAdvanceMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a10,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

      Sex offenders in Michigan

      StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
      Michigan40,460414266
      There are a total of 40,460 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 414 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 56% greater than the national average.

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      Advance, MI280193550743

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      Source: The Advance, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.