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Total crime 81%
Violent crime 26%
Property crime 92%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreenville/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)4,2541,8392,346
Murder0n/a0.07.66.5
Rape12n/a142.660.938.4
Robbery4n/a47.544.573.9
Assault25n/a297.1365.1279.7
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)487478388
Burglary30n/a356.5233.1314.2
Theft273n/a3,244.2943.31,398.0
Vehicle theft14n/a166.4184.5246.0
Property crime317n/a (estimate)3,7671,3611,958

Key findings

  • Greenville crime rates are 81% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Greenville are 26% higher than the national average
  • In Greenville you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Greenville is safer than 13% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Greenville has increased by 6%

Greenville crime map

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

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Compare Greenville, MI Crime

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      Daily Crime In Greenville (per 100,000 people)

      The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Greenville, MI per 100,000 people. In Greenville, the total number of daily crimes is 2.31 times more than the Michigan average and 1.81 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Greenville is 1.02 times more than the Michigan average and 1.26 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Greenville has a daily crime rate that is 2.77 times more than the Michigan average and 1.92 times more than the national average.

      How Safe is Greenville (higher is better)

      Is Greenville safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Greenville to other cities in the state and across the country, Greenville is 12% safer than other cities of Michigan and 13% safer than other cities in the nation. Greenville has a ranks below average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greenville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greenville is 1 in 206
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greenville is 1 in 27
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Greenville is 1 in 24
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Greenville? If you reside in Greenville, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 206. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 27 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Greenville, is 1 in 24.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Greenville is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Greenville has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 42% in Greenville, while property crimes in Greenville have increased by 2%. Total crime has increased by 6% year over year.

      Greenville police department

      ItemGreenvilleMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2010,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.13.3
      There are a total of 20 Greenville police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.3% greater than the Michigan average and 27.3% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stanton, MI1,3370211211
      Howard City, MI1,799244696940
      Ionia, MI11,3961529591,112
      Cedar Springs, MI3,6172948361,130
      Belding, MI5,7662611,3761,637
      Sheridan, MI5976111,7412,352
      McBride, MI1616931,9732,666
      Greenville, MI8,4294873,7674,254

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bonadelle Ranchos-Madera Ranchos, CA8,4294642,2462,711
      Cuero, TX8,4295222,0272,549
      Athol, MA8,4284028991,301
      St. Rose, LA8,4275882,6553,243
      Johnstown, NY8,4311221,5641,686
      Greenville, MI8,4294873,7674,254
      Source: The Greenville, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.