Total crime 8%
Violent crime 72%
Property crime 23%
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, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsMidtown/100k peopleGrand Rapids/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime5,1362,286 (estimate)2,5452,0222,489
Violent crime1,286654 (estimate)637437379
Vehicle theft501n/a248.3177.7219.9
Property crime3,8501,632 (estimate)1,9081,5852,110

Key findings

  • Midtown crime rates are 8% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Midtown are 72% higher than the national average
  • In Midtown you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Midtown is safer than 80% of the cities in Michigan
  • Year over year crime in Grand Rapids has decreased by 1%

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      Daily Crime In Midtown (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Midtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Midtown is 1 in 153
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midtown is 1 in 62
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Midtown is 1 in 44

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

      Grand Rapids police department

      ItemMidtownGrand 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
      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 Midtown, 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.