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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 127%
Property crime 7%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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.
StatisticReportedincidentsMadison Area/100k peopleGrand Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,1363,120 (estimate)2,5452,0222,489
Murder8n/a4.05.65.0
Rape144n/a71.472.442.6
Robbery274n/a135.853.681.6
Assault860n/a426.2305.9250.2
Violent crime1,286862 (estimate)637437379
Burglary595n/a294.8286.1340.5
Theft2,754n/a1,364.71,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft501n/a248.3177.7219.9
Property crime3,8502,258 (estimate)1,9081,5852,110

Key findings

  • Madison Area crime rates are 25% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Madison Area are 127% higher than the national average
  • In Madison Area you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Madison Area is safer than 68% of the cities in Michigan
  • Year over year crime in Grand Rapids has decreased by 1%

Madison Area crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Madison Area (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison Area

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison Area is 1 in 117
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison Area is 1 in 45
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison Area is 1 in 33

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

      Grand Rapids police department

      ItemMadison AreaGrand 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, MI1,871119430549
      East Grand Rapids, MI11,29733822855
      Forest Hills, MI27,667189685873
      Byron Center, MI6,840198720918
      Rockford, MI6,0441419411,082
      Coopersville, MI4,3293281,1891,517
      Hudsonville, MI7,2783751,3611,737
      Grand Rapids, MI193,8876371,9082,545

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mobile, AL193,7176574,9275,584
      Sunrise Manor, NV192,8739114,2835,195
      Salt Lake City, UT191,4467125,6576,370
      Augusta, GA196,7845894,1034,691
      Spring Valley, NV190,6616813,2023,883
      Grand Rapids, MI193,8876371,9082,545
      Source: The Madison Area, Grand Rapids, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.