Reported Annual Crime In Flint

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 peopleFlint/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,511n/a (estimate)4,6702,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleFlint/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder37n/a38.35.75.3
Rape104n/a107.770.641.7
Robbery272n/a281.665.198.0
Assault1,466n/a1,517.5308.5248.9
Violent crime1,879n/a (estimate)1,945450394
Burglary961n/a994.8357.8430.4
Theft1,397n/a1,446.11,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft274n/a283.6196.5237.4
Property crime2,632n/a (estimate)2,7251,8002,362

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Flint, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Flint, MI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Flint, MI crime rate is 108% higher than the Michigan average and is 69% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Flint, MI has a violent crime rate that is 332% higher than the Michigan average and 394% higher than the national average. For property crime, Flint, MI is 51% higher than the Michigan average and 15% higher than the national average.
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The Flint crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Flint 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 Flint crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Flint is 69% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.79 daily crimes that occur in Flint.
  • Flint is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Flint you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Flint has decreased by 8%.

Compare Flint, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Flint (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Flint, 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 Flint, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 2.08 times more than the state average and 1.69 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Flint, MI on a daily bases are 4.32 times more than than Michigan average and 4.94 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Flint, MI are 1.51 times more than the daily state average and 1.15 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Flint (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Flint, MI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Flint, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Flint, MI is 4% safer than other cities of Michigan and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Michigan cities and all around the United States, Flint, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Flint, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Flint

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Flint is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Flint is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Flint is 1 in 22
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Flint, MI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Flint, MI, you have a 1 in 52 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Flint, MI is 1 in 22.

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

Determining whether Flint, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Flint, MI has increased by 32% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Flint, MI has decreased by 8% in the same time frame.

Flint police department

ItemFlintMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14010,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.13.3
There are a total of 140 Flint police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.4% less than the Michigan average and 57.6% 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
Argentine, MI2,53687347434
Otisville, MI1,0060487487
Linden, MI3,86826495521
Goodrich, MI1,822117468585
Ortonville, MI1,734157629787
Burt, MI1,001199795994
Lake Fenton, MI5,386199797996
Flint, MI98,9181,9452,7254,670

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Greeley, CO98,9754242,5632,987
Davie, FL98,7172362,6292,864
San Angelo, TX98,6942774,4144,690
Vista, CA98,5603591,4501,810
Roanoke, VA99,3294024,4924,894
Flint, MI98,9181,9452,7254,670
Source: The Flint, 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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