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Total crime 79%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 78%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)4,464 (estimate)3,1852,489
Murdern/an/an/a7.35.0
Rapen/an/an/a42.242.6
Robberyn/an/an/a80.481.6
Assaultn/an/an/a381.0250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)716 (estimate)511379
Burglaryn/an/an/a531.9340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,886.11,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a256.5219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,748 (estimate)2,6742,110

Key findings

  • Detroit crime rates are 79% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Detroit are 89% higher than the national average
  • In Detroit you have a 1 in 23 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 5%

Detroit crime map

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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 140
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Detroit is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Detroit is 1 in 23

      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, MS5183172,7083,025
      Hamilton, AL6,7843482,8293,177
      Smithville, MS6733563,0453,402
      Tremont, MS5323623,0933,454
      Gattman, MS1033783,2273,604
      Sulligent, AL2,0634903,2703,760
      Beaverton, AL2647333,8384,571
      Detroit, AL2107163,7484,464

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Effington, SD2106122,7153,327
      Foss, OK2105383,5424,080
      Regent, ND2103892,6993,088
      Lowrys, SC2105883,3853,974
      St. Marys, IA210108701808
      Detroit, AL2107163,7484,464
      Source: The Detroit, AL 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.