Reported Annual Crime In Dearborn Heights

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 peopleDearborn Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,154n/a (estimate)2,0792,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDearborn Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape20n/a36.076.942.6
Robbery39n/a70.356.686.2
Assault184n/a331.6310.3246.8
Violent crime243n/a (estimate)438449381
Burglary235n/a423.5316.6376.0
Theft557n/a1,003.71,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft119n/a214.4174.6228.9
Property crime911n/a (estimate)1,6421,6542,200
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Dearborn Heights, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Dearborn Heights, MI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Dearborn Heights, MI is 1% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 19% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Dearborn Heights, MI has 3% lower than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 15% higher than the national average. In property crime, Dearborn Heights, MI is 1% lower than the average of Michigan and is 25% lower than the national average.

Dearborn Heights crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dearborn Heights is 19% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.7 daily crimes that occur in Dearborn Heights.
  • Dearborn Heights is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dearborn Heights you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dearborn Heights has decreased by 10%.

Compare Dearborn Heights, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dearborn Heights (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Dearborn Heights, MI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national scale. In Dearborn Heights, MI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.01 times less than the Michigan average and 1.24 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Dearborn Heights, MI is 1.03 times less than the Michigan average and 1.15 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Dearborn Heights, MI has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.01 times less than the Michigan average and 1.34 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Dearborn Heights (higher is better)

How safe is Dearborn Heights, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Dearborn Heights, MI is safer than 23% of the cities in Michigan and 29% 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 Dearborn Heights, MI. Overall, Dearborn Heights, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dearborn Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dearborn Heights is 1 in 229
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dearborn Heights is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dearborn Heights is 1 in 49
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Dearborn Heights, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Dearborn Heights, MI you have a 1 in 229 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dearborn Heights, MI.

Year Over Year Crime In Dearborn Heights (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Dearborn Heights, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Dearborn Heights, MI has increased by 18% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Dearborn Heights, MI has decreased by 10% in the same time frame.

Dearborn Heights police department

ItemDearborn HeightsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9110,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 91 Dearborn Heights police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.1% less than the Michigan average and 51.1% 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bingham Farms, MI1,11263232295
Franklin, MI3,26292276367
Beverly Hills, MI10,45048545593
Berkley, MI15,23933566598
Huntington Woods, MI6,33063553616
Clawson, MI12,008100577677
Birmingham, MI20,65347643690
Dearborn Heights, MI56,3294381,6422,079

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lehi, UT56,314911,0661,156
Margate, FL56,2451661,6851,850
Berwyn, IL56,4143451,4771,822
New Brunswick, NJ56,4275462,1392,685
Diamond Bar, CA56,4561021,6471,749
Dearborn Heights, MI56,3294381,6422,079
Source: The Dearborn Heights, 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.
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