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Total crime 20%
Violent crime 34%
Property crime 18%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnn Arbor/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,433n/a (estimate)1,9802,0222,489
Murder2n/a1.65.65.0
Rape77n/a62.772.442.6
Robbery46n/a37.453.681.6
Assault184n/a149.7305.9250.2
Violent crime309n/a (estimate)251437379
Burglary197n/a160.3286.1340.5
Theft1,789n/a1,455.71,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft138n/a112.3177.7219.9
Property crime2,124n/a (estimate)1,7281,5852,110

Key findings

  • Ann Arbor crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ann Arbor are 34% lower than the national average
  • In Ann Arbor you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ann Arbor is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ann Arbor has increased by 10%

Ann Arbor crime map

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The Ann Arbor crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ann Arbor as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ann Arbor crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ann Arbor (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ann Arbor on a daily basis (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan and the USA. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ann Arbor (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan, are 1.02 times less than the state average and 1.26 times less than than national average. Violent crimes committed in Ann Arbor on a daily basis are 1.74 times less than than Michigan average and 1.51 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ann Arbor are 1.09 times more than the daily state average and 1.22 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Ann Arbor (higher is better)

      Is Ann Arbor safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Ann Arbor to other cities in the state and across the country, Ann Arbor is 38% safer than other cities of Michigan and 44% safer than other cities in the nation. Ann Arbor has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ann Arbor

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ann Arbor is 1 in 398
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ann Arbor is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ann Arbor is 1 in 51
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ann Arbor, Michigan? If you reside in Ann Arbor, then there is a 1 in 398 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 58. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 51 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ann Arbor.

      Year Over Year Crime In Ann Arbor (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Ann Arbor is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Ann Arbor has increased by 14% and the rate of property crime in Ann Arbor has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Ann Arbor has increased by 10% year to year.

      Ann Arbor police department

      ItemAnn ArborMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14310,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.13.3
      There are a total of 143 Ann Arbor police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 39.9% less than the Michigan average and 61.8% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Lyon, MI11,67250277328
      Pinckney, MI2,59083456539
      Dexter, MI4,319119430549
      Clinton, MI2,49588616704
      Saline, MI9,08264657721
      Plymouth, MI8,95665665730
      Barton Hills, MI293177640817
      Ann Arbor, MI118,0872511,7281,980

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Beaumont, TX117,7291,0473,6164,663
      Berkeley, CA118,5855035,0955,598
      Independence, MO117,2175894,6555,244
      Norman, OK118,9742682,6122,880
      Columbia, MO117,1653212,5942,915
      Ann Arbor, MI118,0872511,7281,980
      Source: The Ann Arbor, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.