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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHuntington Woods/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime36n/a (estimate)5731,9982,324
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)16461370
Vehicle theft7n/a111.4267.2282.7
Property crime35n/a (estimate)5571,5371,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Huntington Woods, MI

Crime is typically categorized into two main types: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes encompass offenses such as murder, rape, robbery, and assault, while property crimes include burglary, theft, and vehicle theft. Based on the most recent report, the Huntington Woods crime rate is lower than the national average by 75.4%. Specifically, there were 1 violent crimes in Huntington Woods, equivalent to 16 per 100,000 individuals, lower than the national average by 95.7%. Furthermore, Huntington Woods recorded 35 property crimes, amounting to 557 per 100,000 residents, which was lower than the average by 71.5%.

Huntington Woods has a crime rate of 573, which is considerably less than the national average of 2324. This results in Huntington Woods being one of the safest places to live across the United States. The crime rate is based on the total number of violent and property crimes per 100,000 people.

Huntington Woods shines as one of the safest cities in the United States, thanks to its remarkably low rate of only 16 violent incidents per 100,000 residents. This impressive safety record has made Huntington Woods an attractive choice for individuals seeking a secure and hospitable community to call home.

In the latest reported crime year, Huntington Woods recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

The property crime rates per 100,000 individuals have shown a steady decrease of more than 50% since 1990, with a slight uptick in recent years. The most recent crime data reveals that Huntington Woods records a property crime rate of 557 incidents per 100,000 people, significantly lower than the national average of 1954. This underscores Huntington Woods as an exceptionally secure and attractive residential destination, highlighting its unwavering dedication to fostering safety and community well-being.

Is Huntington Woods a Safe Place to Live?

To determine if Huntington Woods is a safe place to live, let's take a look at the overall crime rate of the area, as well as the number of daily crimes. Huntington Woods has a total crime rate that is 75% lower than the national average per 100,000 residents. This results in a total of 0.1 daily crimes (0 violent daily crimes and 0.1 daily property crimes) in Huntington Woods.

Has Crime in Huntington Woods Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime data allows residents and potential residents to assess the crime in Huntington Woods. A decrease in crime rates may indicate improving safety, while an increase could raise concerns. The year-over-year crime rate in Huntington Woods has increased by 56.5%. Violent crimes have didn't change by 0%, while property crimes have increased by 59.1%. By comparing crime rates from one year to the next, authorities and communities can identify trends and patterns in criminal activity. This helps in understanding whether crime is increasing, decreasing, or remaining stable over time.

Potential Causes for Crime in Huntington Woods

In Huntington Woods, 98.4% of residents have graduated from high school, whereas the national average stands at 83%. The educational makeup of a community can exert a significant influence on crime rates. Typically, higher levels of educational attainment are associated with reduced crime rates, as they furnish individuals with improved employment prospects and viable alternatives to engaging in criminal activities. Conversely, communities characterized by lower educational achievement often grapple with higher crime rates, as limited opportunities may drive individuals towards criminal behavior.

In cities grappling with housing affordability challenges, crime can emerge as a prominent issue. Certain individuals and families may find themselves needing to reside in cramped or subpar housing conditions, elevating stress levels and potentially fueling domestic conflicts and associated criminal incidents. Huntington Woods has a median home price of $372,200, deviating from the national average of $184,700. Large disparities in housing costs can significantly impact the well-being of residents and the prevalence of crime within the community.

In Huntington Woods, the average rental rates are $2,232 per month, compared to the national average of $949. Rapid increases in rental costs can lead to neighborhood instability as residents are forced to move frequently in search of more affordable housing. This transience can weaken community bonds and hinder the establishment of social support networks, which can indirectly contribute to crime. While affordable rent and areas with higher income per capita, allow for long term renters and community bonds to the formed, therefore reducing crime rates on the long term.

Huntington Woods crime map

The Huntington Woods crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Huntington Woods as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Huntington Woods crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Huntington Woods crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Huntington Woods crime rates are 75% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Huntington Woods are 96% lower than the national average
  • In Huntington Woods you have a 1 in 175 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Huntington Woods is safer than 92% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Huntington Woods has increased by 54%

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        Daily Crime In Huntington Woods (per 100,000 people)

        The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Huntington Woods for every 100,000 residents. The Huntington Woods total amount of daily crime is 3.49 times less than the Michigan average and 4.06 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Huntington Woods, is 28.98 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 23.25 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Huntington Woods has a daily crime average that is 2.76 times less than the Michigan average and 3.51 times less than the daily national rate.

        How Safe is Huntington Woods (higher is better)

        When comparing the safety of Huntington Woods to every other city in Michigan, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Huntington Woods safe? The gauges above illustrate that Huntington Woods is safer than 93% of every city located within Michigan along with 92% 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. As a result, Huntington Woods, MI is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Huntington Woods

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Huntington Woods is 1 in 6286
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Huntington Woods is 1 in 180
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Huntington Woods is 1 in 175
        Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Huntington Woods? If you reside in Huntington Woods, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 6286. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 180 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 Huntington Woods, is 1 in 175.

        Year Over Year Crime In Huntington Woods (per 100,000 people)

        Determining whether Huntington Woods is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Huntington Woods violent crime rates have not changed. At the same time, property crime has increased by 57% year over year. Total crimes for Huntington Woods has increased by 54% in the same time frame.

        Huntington Woods police department

        Item Huntington Woods Michigan National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1810,515558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.13.3
        There are a total of 18 Huntington Woods police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 38.5% greater than the Michigan average and 11.9% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Michigan

        State Total offenders Michigan /100K National /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.

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        Bingham Farms, MI1,53965216280
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        Clawson, MI11,909196411607
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        Bloomfield Hills, MI3,99590588679
        Huntington Woods, MI6,30316557573

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        Source: The Huntington Woods, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.