Reported Annual Crime In Decatur

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 peopleDecatur/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime65n/a (estimate)3,7422,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDecatur/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape2n/a115.176.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.056.686.2
Assault17n/a978.7310.3246.8
Violent crime19n/a (estimate)1,094449381
Burglary5n/a287.9316.6376.0
Theft34n/a1,957.41,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft7n/a403.0174.6228.9
Property crime46n/a (estimate)2,6481,6542,200

Decatur crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Decatur is 45% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.25 daily crimes that occur in Decatur.
  • Decatur is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Decatur you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Decatur has decreased by 21%.

Compare Decatur, MI Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Decatur (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Decatur (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Decatur

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Decatur is 1 in 92
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Decatur is 1 in 38
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Decatur is 1 in 27

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

      Decatur police department

      ItemDecaturMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)510,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.13.3
      There are a total of 5 Decatur police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.2% greater than the Michigan average and 15.3% 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
      Marcellus, MI1,0392147891,003
      Watervliet, MI1,8344836031,086
      Cassopolis, MI1,7262328551,087
      Hartford, MI2,6242639681,231
      Lawton, MI1,6402172,0572,274
      Mattawan, MI2,2822542,2322,486
      Dowagiac, MI5,8635321,9602,492
      Decatur, MI2,0331,0942,6483,742

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Berwick, PA2,033130631761
      St. Matthews, SC2,0346724,5505,222
      Neodesha, KS2,0343491,8762,225
      Country Knolls, NY2,034122501623
      Hampton Manor, NY2,034174718892
      Decatur, MI2,0331,0942,6483,742
      Source: The Decatur, 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.