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Total crime 212%
Violent crime 581%
Property crime 148%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsBlack Hills/100k peopleGrand Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,1438,040 (estimate)2,5662,1032,580
Murder5n/a2.55.55.0
Rape141n/a70.376.942.6
Robbery319n/a159.256.686.2
Assault848n/a423.1310.3246.8
Violent crime1,3132,591 (estimate)655449381
Burglary679n/a338.8316.6376.0
Theft2,881n/a1,437.41,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft270n/a134.7174.6228.9
Property crime3,8305,449 (estimate)1,9111,6542,200

Key findings

  • Black Hills crime rates are 212% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Black Hills are 581% higher than the national average
  • In Black Hills you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Black Hills is safer than 19% of the cities in Michigan
  • Year over year crime in Grand Rapids has decreased by 8%

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      Daily Crime In Black Hills (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Black Hills

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Black Hills is 1 in 39
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Black Hills is 1 in 19
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Black Hills is 1 in 13

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

      Grand Rapids police department

      ItemBlack HillsGrand RapidsMichigan
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a36610,515
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.92.1

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Caledonia, MI1,871122449571
      Forest Hills, MI27,667194715909
      Byron Center, MI6,840204751955
      Rockford, MI6,0441109301,040
      East Grand Rapids, MI11,297501,0261,077
      Coopersville, MI4,3293371,2411,578
      Sparta, MI4,2802511,3931,644
      Grand Rapids, MI193,8876551,9112,566

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mobile, AL193,7176574,9275,584
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,8739984,4975,495
      Salt Lake City, UT191,4467306,1776,907
      Augusta, GA196,7845654,4445,009
      Spring Valley, NV190,6617463,3624,108
      Grand Rapids, MI193,8876551,9112,566
      Source: The Black Hills, Grand Rapids, 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.