Reported Annual Crime In Ann Arbor

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnn Arbor/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,367n/a (estimate)1,9412,2502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAnn Arbor/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape57n/a46.770.641.7
Robbery53n/a43.565.198.0
Assault149n/a122.2308.5248.9
Violent crime259n/a (estimate)212450383
Burglary278n/a228.0357.8430.4
Theft1,731n/a1,419.71,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft99n/a81.2196.5237.4
Property crime2,108n/a (estimate)1,7291,8002,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Ann Arbor, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Ann Arbor, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Ann Arbor, MI averages 14% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 29% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Ann Arbor, MI is 53% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 45% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 4% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 27% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Ann Arbor, MI area.
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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 low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Ann Arbor crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ann Arbor is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.32 daily crimes that occur in Ann Arbor.
  • Ann Arbor is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ann Arbor you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ann Arbor has decreased by 11%.

Compare Ann Arbor, MI Crime To Other Cities

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Ann Arbor, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Ann Arbor, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.16 times less than the state average and 1.41 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Ann Arbor, MI on a daily bases are 2.12 times less than than Michigan average and 1.80 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Ann Arbor, MI are 1.04 times less than the daily state average and 1.37 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Ann Arbor (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Ann Arbor, 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 Ann Arbor, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Ann Arbor, MI is 50% safer than other cities of Michigan and 53% 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, Ann Arbor, MI has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Ann Arbor, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

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 471
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 52
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Ann Arbor, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Ann Arbor, MI, then there is a 1 in 471 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 52 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ann Arbor, MI.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Ann Arbor, MI is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Ann Arbor, MI has increased by 10% and the rate of property crime in Ann Arbor, MI has decreased by 13%. The total crime rate in Ann Arbor, MI has decreased by 11% 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
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
Clinton, MI2,49544266311
South Lyon, MI11,67259467526
Dexter, MI4,319122489611
Saline, MI9,082141587728
Pinckney, MI2,59081731812
Northville, MI5,986100803903
Barton Hills, MI293182727909
Ann Arbor, MI118,0872121,7291,941

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Beaumont, TX117,7291,0634,3365,399
Berkeley, CA118,5855434,9075,450
Independence, MO117,2175525,7266,277
Norman, OK118,9742822,7122,994
Columbia, MO117,1654982,9343,432
Ann Arbor, MI118,0872121,7291,941
Source: The Ann Arbor, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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