Total crime 25%
Violent crime 170%
Property crime 0%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsRivertown/100k peopleDetroit/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42,3753,229 (estimate)6,3132,1032,580
Violent crime13,4781,027 (estimate)2,008449381
Vehicle theft6,454n/a961.5174.6228.9
Property crime28,8972,202 (estimate)4,3051,6542,200

Key findings

  • Rivertown crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Rivertown are 170% higher than the national average
  • In Rivertown you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Rivertown is safer than 69% of the cities in Michigan
  • Year over year crime in Detroit has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Rivertown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rivertown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rivertown is 1 in 98
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rivertown is 1 in 46
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Rivertown is 1 in 31

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

      Detroit police department

      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,88310,515
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.12.1

      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, MI1,11263232295
      Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,93370259330
      Franklin, MI3,26292276367
      Beverly Hills, MI10,45048545593
      Berkley, MI15,23933566598
      Huntington Woods, MI6,33063553616
      Clawson, MI12,008100577677
      Detroit, MI683,4432,0084,3056,313

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      El Paso, TX678,0583711,5061,877
      Seattle, WA668,8496805,1495,829
      Denver, CO663,3037303,6724,402
      Washington, DC659,0099414,2705,211
      Boston, MA658,2796222,0162,639
      Detroit, MI683,4432,0084,3056,313
      Source: The Rivertown, Detroit, 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.