Total crime 3%
Violent crime 14%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDearborn/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime2,409n/a (estimate)2,5652,0222,489
Violent crime305n/a (estimate)325437379
Vehicle theft266n/a283.3177.7219.9
Property crime2,104n/a (estimate)2,2411,5852,110

Key findings

  • Dearborn crime rates are 3% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dearborn are 14% lower than the national average
  • In Dearborn you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dearborn is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dearborn has increased by 10%

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

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      Daily Crime In Dearborn (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dearborn, per 100,000 residents. In Dearborn, the total number of daily crimes is 1.27 times more than the Michigan average and 1.03 times more than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Dearborn are 1.35 times less than the Michigan average and 1.17 times less than the national average. For property crime, Dearborn has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the Michigan average and 1.06 times more than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Dearborn (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Dearborn in comparison to other Michigan communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Dearborn safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Dearborn being safer than 27% of cities in Michigan and 32% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Michigan cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Dearborn. In conclusion, Dearborn ranks below average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dearborn

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dearborn is 1 in 308
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dearborn is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dearborn is 1 in 39
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Dearborn? In Dearborn, you have a 1 in 308 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 45. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Dearborn, MI is 1 in 39.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Dearborn is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Dearborn has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 3% in Dearborn, while property crimes in Dearborn have increased by 13%. Total crime has increased by 10% year over year.

      Dearborn police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)21310,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.13.3
      There are a total of 213 Dearborn police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 6% greater than the Michigan average and 32.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Michigan

      StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
      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, MI1,11261222284
      Huntington Woods, MI6,3300364364
      Berkley, MI15,23958349407
      Pleasant Ridge, MI2,5620609609
      Plymouth, MI8,95665665730
      Beverly Hills, MI10,45019748767
      Royal Oak, MI58,823102735837
      Dearborn, MI95,5203252,2412,565

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Vacaville, CA95,6073272,4142,742
      South Gate, CA95,2196592,9163,575
      New Bedford, MA94,9886642,2482,912
      League City, TX94,9761111,3591,470
      Portsmouth, VA96,0719465,8616,807
      Dearborn, MI95,5203252,2412,565
      Source: The Dearborn, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.