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Total crime 77%
Violent crime 83%
Property crime 76%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClawson/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime64n/a (estimate)5401,8392,346
Murder0n/a0.07.66.5
Rape1n/a8.460.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.044.573.9
Assault7n/a59.1365.1279.7
Violent crime8n/a (estimate)68478388
Burglary7n/a59.1233.1314.2
Theft47n/a396.8943.31,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a16.9184.5246.0
Property crime56n/a (estimate)4731,3611,958

Key findings

  • Clawson crime rates are 77% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clawson are 83% lower than the national average
  • In Clawson you have a 1 in 186 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clawson is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clawson has increased by 9%

Clawson crime map

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The Clawson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Clawson 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 Clawson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Clawson (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Clawson for every 100,000 residents. The Clawson total amount of daily crime is 3.40 times less than the Michigan average and 4.34 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Clawson, is 7.08 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 5.74 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Clawson has a daily crime average that is 2.88 times less than the Michigan average and 4.14 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Clawson (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clawson to every other city in Michigan, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Clawson safe? The gauges above illustrate that Clawson is safer than 82% of every city located within Michigan along with 86% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clawson, MI is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clawson

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clawson is 1 in 1481
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clawson is 1 in 212
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clawson is 1 in 186
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clawson? If you reside in Clawson, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1481. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 212 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Clawson, is 1 in 186.

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

      A good indicator of whether Clawson is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Clawson has increased by 15%, while the property crime rate in Clawson has increased by 9% year over year. The number of total crimes in Clawson has increased by 9% year over year.

      Clawson police department

      ItemClawsonMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1810,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.13.3
      There are a total of 18 Clawson police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26.9% less than the Michigan average and 53.5% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11267191258
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51775213288
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,93375213288
      Huntington Woods, MI6,3300303303
      Lake Angelus, MI2600325325
      Rochester, MI12,96960299359
      Farmington, MI10,52638324362
      Clawson, MI12,00868473540

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bucyrus, OH12,0111971,8812,077
      Diamond Springs, CA12,0025212,5203,040
      Pontiac, IL12,0162501,3201,570
      Edgewater, NJ11,998661,0611,127
      Suamico, WI11,9962169951,211
      Clawson, MI12,00868473540
      Source: The Clawson, 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.