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Total crime 53%
Violent crime 27%
Property crime 59%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; 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 peopleEmpire/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,096 (estimate)1,8392,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a60.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a44.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a365.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)285 (estimate)478388
Burglaryn/an/an/a233.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a943.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a184.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)811 (estimate)1,3611,958

Key findings

  • Empire crime rates are 53% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Empire are 27% lower than the national average
  • In Empire you have a 1 in 92 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Empire is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Empire has decreased by 9%

Empire crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Empire (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Empire

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Empire is 1 in 352
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Empire is 1 in 124
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Empire is 1 in 92

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

      Empire police department

      ItemEmpireMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a10,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

      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.

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      Crystal Downs Country Club, MI85193550743
      Glen Arbor, MI156193550743
      Leland, MI353193550743
      Pilgrim, MI53193550743
      Frankfort, MI1,3593871,0071,394
      Lake Ann, MI2414621,3171,779
      Beulah, MI2624811,3701,852
      Empire, MI3632858111,096

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      Lost Lake Woods, MI3633691,0501,419
      Armington, IL3636202,2682,887
      Tumacacori-Carmen, AZ3631969001,096
      Albright, WV3635162,0272,542
      Searchlight, NV3635702,3882,957
      Empire, MI3632858111,096
      Source: The Empire, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.