Reported Annual Crime In Grand Haven

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 peopleGrand Haven/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime212n/a (estimate)1,9272,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGrand Haven/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape14n/a127.270.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.065.198.0
Assault3n/a27.3308.5248.9
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)154450394
Burglary17n/a154.5357.8430.4
Theft167n/a1,517.61,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft11n/a100.0196.5237.4
Property crime195n/a (estimate)1,7721,8002,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Grand Haven, MI is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 14% lower than the average of crimes committed in Michigan. It is also 30% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Grand Haven, MI shows a crime rate that is 66% lower than the Michigan average. The crime rate is also 61% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Grand Haven, MI is shown to be 2% lower than the Michigan average and 25% lower than the national average.
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The Grand Haven crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven is 30% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.28 daily crimes that occur in Grand Haven.
  • Grand Haven is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Grand Haven you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Grand Haven has decreased by 7%.

Compare Grand Haven, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Grand Haven (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Grand Haven, MI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Michigan as well as those across America as a whole. The Grand Haven, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.17 times less than the Michigan average and 1.43 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Grand Haven, MI is 2.91 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 2.55 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Grand Haven, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.02 times less than the Michigan average and 1.33 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Grand Haven (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Grand Haven, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Grand Haven, MI ranks safer than 57% of every city located within Michigan along with 59% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Grand Haven, MI. As a result, Grand Haven, MI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Grand Haven

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Grand Haven is 1 in 648
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Grand Haven is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Grand Haven is 1 in 52
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Grand Haven, MI? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Grand Haven, MI, then there is a 1 in 648 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 57. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 52 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Grand Haven, MI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Grand Haven, MI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Grand Haven, MI has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Grand Haven, MI has decreased by 7%, and the total amount of crime in Grand Haven, MI has decreased by 7% year to year.

Grand Haven police department

ItemGrand HavenMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3610,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.42.13.3
There are a total of 36 Grand Haven police officers. This results in 3.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 65.5% greater than the Michigan average and 5.3% greater 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
Ferrysburg, MI2,979101403504
Spring Lake, MI2,424158632789
Fruitport, MI1,374175699873
Ravenna, MI1,189184735919
Coopersville, MI4,3293381,3511,688
North Muskegon, MI3,7851322,1612,293
Allendale, MI19,4754871,9482,435
Grand Haven, MI10,8531541,7721,927

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Bastrop, LA10,8511,5119,42810,939
Goulds, FL10,8614973,0633,560
Damascus, OR10,8421811,9122,093
Stone Ridge, VA10,86591787878
Little Ferry, NJ10,8681001,1531,253
Grand Haven, MI10,8531541,7721,927
Source: The Grand Haven, 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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