Reported Annual Crime In East Grand Rapids

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 peopleEast Grand Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime201n/a (estimate)1,7022,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Grand Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape5n/a42.370.641.7
Robbery1n/a8.565.198.0
Assault0n/a0.0308.5248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)51450394
Burglary27n/a228.6357.8430.4
Theft164n/a1,388.41,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a33.9196.5237.4
Property crime195n/a (estimate)1,6511,8002,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in East Grand Rapids, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in East Grand Rapids, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall East Grand Rapids, MI crime rates are 24% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 38% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, East Grand Rapids, MI has a rate that is 89% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 87% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, East Grand Rapids, MI is 8% lower than its state's mean, and 30% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in East Grand Rapids is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.66 daily crimes that occur in East Grand Rapids.
  • East Grand Rapids is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In East Grand Rapids you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in East Grand Rapids has increased by 83%.

Compare East Grand Rapids, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In East Grand Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in East Grand Rapids, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in East Grand Rapids, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.32 times less than the state average and 1.62 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in East Grand Rapids, MI on a daily bases are 8.86 times less than than Michigan average and 7.75 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in East Grand Rapids, MI are 1.09 times less than the daily state average and 1.43 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is East Grand Rapids (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in East Grand Rapids, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that East Grand Rapids, MI safer than 70% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 72% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Michigan, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than East Grand Rapids, MI. At this time, East Grand Rapids, MI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Grand Rapids

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Grand Rapids is 1 in 1969
The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Grand Rapids is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in East Grand Rapids is 1 in 59
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Grand Rapids, MI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in East Grand Rapids, MI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 1969. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 61 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in East Grand Rapids, MI is 1 in 59.

Year Over Year Crime In East Grand Rapids (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for East Grand Rapids, MI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in East Grand Rapids, MI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 4% in East Grand Rapids, MI, while property crimes in East Grand Rapids, MI have increased by 88%. Crimes in total for East Grand Rapids, MI have increased by 83% year over year.

East Grand Rapids police department

ItemEast Grand RapidsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3010,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.13.3
There are a total of 30 East Grand Rapids police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34.3% greater than the Michigan average and 14.6% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Caledonia, MI1,871122489611
Forest Hills, MI27,667194778972
Byron Center, MI6,8402048181,022
Rockford, MI6,0441749661,140
Hudsonville, MI7,2783871,5461,933
Northview, MI15,3934021,6072,009
Jenison, MI17,4614451,7782,223
East Grand Rapids, MI11,297511,6511,702

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mountain Top, PA11,2982461,2941,540
Claiborne, LA11,2995363,2403,776
Ridgefield, NJ11,29417637655
Munhall, PA11,30554601655
Shady Hills, FL11,2885053,1093,614
East Grand Rapids, MI11,297511,6511,702
Source: The East Grand Rapids, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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