A-
Total crime 61%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 66%
Find Homes Find Rentals
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 peopleBessemer/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)910 (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)236 (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)673 (estimate)1,3611,958

Key findings

  • Bessemer crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Bessemer are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Bessemer you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Bessemer is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Bessemer has decreased by 9%

Bessemer crime map

Lower crime         Higher crime No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Bessemer crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bessemer 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 Bessemer crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Bessemer

See all the best places to live around Bessemer

Compare Bessemer, MI Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Bessemer?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Bessemer?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Bessemer poll results

      Daily Crime In Bessemer (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Bessemer (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bessemer

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bessemer is 1 in 423
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bessemer is 1 in 149
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Bessemer is 1 in 110

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

      Bessemer police department

      ItemBessemerMichiganNational
      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ironwood, MI5,089104623727
      Wakefield, MI1,731231658889
      Hurley, WI1,48001,4041,404
      Montreal, WI7474462,0532,499
      Pence, WI1524722,1732,645
      Iron Belt, WI2115192,3862,905
      Bessemer, MI1,921236673910

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ragland, AL1,9212079731,180
      Minneapolis, KS1,9211561,3021,458
      Salyersville, KY1,92173461795
      Salyersville, KY1,921292409701
      Westernport, MD1,9212158661,081
      Bessemer, MI1,921236673910
      Source: The Bessemer, 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.