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Total crime 21%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 11%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,118 (estimate)2,1032,580
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)666 (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)2,452 (estimate)1,6542,200

Key findings

  • Clayton crime rates are 21% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clayton are 75% higher than the national average
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clayton is safer than 12% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clayton has decreased by 7%

Clayton crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 151
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 41
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 33

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

      Clayton police department

      ItemClaytonMichiganNational
      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

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      Manitou Beach-Devils Lake, MI1,979128473601
      Clinton, MI2,49588570658
      Tecumseh, MI8,37084670753
      Fayette, OH1,4610963963
      Hudson, MI2,4943601,7562,116
      Onsted, MI9415331,9632,495
      Morenci, MI2,5254632,0842,547
      Clayton, MI3456662,4523,118

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Henrietta, MO345282563845
      Rockford, ID3452811,8092,090
      Woodson, IL3454982,3842,883
      Pomona, MO3456573,4644,121
      Gridley, KS3456113,6654,276
      Clayton, MI3456662,4523,118
      Source: The Clayton, 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.