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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 92%
Property crime 80%
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 peopleDetroit/100k peopleAlabama/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)4,677 (estimate)3,3372,580
Murdern/an/an/a7.85.0
Rapen/an/an/a40.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a83.486.2
Assaultn/an/an/a387.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)729 (estimate)520381
Burglaryn/an/an/a590.1376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,958.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a268.3228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,948 (estimate)2,8172,200

Key findings

  • Detroit crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Detroit are 92% higher than the national average
  • In Detroit you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Detroit is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Detroit has decreased by 4%

Detroit crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Detroit (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Detroit

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Detroit is 1 in 138
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Detroit is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Detroit is 1 in 22

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

      Detroit police department

      ItemDetroitAlabamaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a9,968558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.13.3

      Sex offenders in Alabama

      StateTotal offendersAlabama /100KNational /100K
      Alabama10,698231266
      There are a total of 10,698 sex offenders in Alabama. This yields a total of 231 sex offenders in Alabama per 100,000 residents which is 13% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hatley, MS5182672,7393,006
      Hamilton, AL6,7843482,8293,177
      Smithville, MS6733003,0803,380
      Tremont, MS5323053,1283,432
      Gattman, MS1033183,2633,581
      Sulligent, AL2,0634903,2703,760
      Beaverton, AL2647464,0434,790
      Detroit, AL2107293,9484,677

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Waldo, AL2107333,9714,705
      St. Marys, IA210101684785
      Wortham, MO2108114,2785,089
      Trinity Center, CA2105572,9633,520
      Lynch, NE2104423,2283,671
      Detroit, AL2107293,9484,677
      Source: The Detroit, AL 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.