Reported Annual Crime In Bay City

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 peopleBay City/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,240n/a (estimate)3,7252,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBay City/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.05.75.3
Rape57n/a171.270.641.7
Robbery35n/a105.165.198.0
Assault149n/a447.6308.5248.9
Violent crime242n/a (estimate)727450394
Burglary223n/a670.0357.8430.4
Theft716n/a2,151.11,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft59n/a177.3196.5237.4
Property crime998n/a (estimate)2,9981,8002,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bay City, MI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 66% higher than the average of crimes committed in Michigan. It is also 35% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bay City, MI shows a crime rate that is 62% higher than the Michigan average. The crime rate is also 85% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bay City, MI is shown to be 67% higher than the Michigan average and 27% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bay City is 35% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.21 daily crimes that occur in Bay City.
  • Bay City is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bay City you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bay City has decreased by 2%.

Compare Bay City, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bay City (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bay City, 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 Bay City, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.66 times more than the Michigan average and 1.35 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bay City, MI is 1.62 times more than the Michigan average, and it is 1.85 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bay City, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.67 times more than the Michigan average and 1.27 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bay City (higher is better)

How safe is Bay City, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Bay City, MI is safer than 8% of the cities in Michigan and 10% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Bay City, MI. Overall, Bay City, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bay City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bay City is 1 in 138
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bay City is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bay City is 1 in 27
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Bay City, 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 Bay City, MI, you have a 1 in 138 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 34. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Bay City, MI is 1 in 27.

Year Over Year Crime In Bay City (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Bay City, MI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Bay City, MI has increased by 20%, while the property crime rate in Bay City, MI has decreased by 6% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bay City, MI has decreased by 2% year over year.

Bay City police department

ItemBay CityMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5610,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 56 Bay City police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22% less than the Michigan average and 50.4% 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
Zilwaukee, MI1,89965582647
Auburn, MI1,935169676844
Essexville, MI3,4182101,1981,407
Freeland, MI7,1413281,3131,641
Reese, MI1,544721,5911,663
Shields, MI6,0883821,5271,908
Buena Vista, MI6,4625852,3412,927
Bay City, MI34,1107272,9983,725

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Dimas, CA34,1091942,1312,325
Redan, GA34,1005094,0804,590
Seaside, CA34,1202671,4861,753
Hinesville, GA34,1274653,7294,194
Dakota Ridge, CO34,1333562,6132,969
Bay City, MI34,1107272,9983,725
Source: The Bay City, 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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