Reported Annual Crime In Athens

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)965 (estimate)2,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a76.942.6
Robberyn/an/an/a56.686.2
Assaultn/an/an/a310.3246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)206 (estimate)449381
Burglaryn/an/an/a316.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a174.6228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)759 (estimate)1,6542,200

Athens crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.64 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 104 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has decreased by 11%.

Compare Athens, MI Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Athens (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 486
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 104

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

      Athens police department

      ItemAthensMichiganNational
      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Centreville, MI1,522201740941
      Galesburg, MI2,0532499181,167
      Mendon, MI9041171,1711,288
      Colon, MI1,1611731,2961,469
      Marshall, MI7,0461571,9182,076
      Climax, MI7924821,7772,260
      Union City, MI1,6341282,6852,813
      Athens, MI1,141206759965

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hyde, PA1,141163791954
      Washington, KS1,1412111,2691,480
      South Pekin, IL1,14003,2793,279
      Elkville, IL1,1402151,0261,241
      South Coventry, CT1,14269562631
      Athens, MI1,141206759965
      Source: The Athens, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.