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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 7%
Property crime 73%
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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 peopleIshpeming/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime57n/a (estimate)8891,8392,346
Murder0n/a0.07.66.5
Rape7n/a109.260.938.4
Robbery0n/a0.044.573.9
Assault16n/a249.6365.1279.7
Violent crime23n/a (estimate)359478388
Burglary6n/a93.6233.1314.2
Theft26n/a405.6943.31,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a31.2184.5246.0
Property crime34n/a (estimate)5301,3611,958

Key findings

  • Ishpeming crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ishpeming are 7% lower than the national average
  • In Ishpeming you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ishpeming is safer than 43% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ishpeming has decreased by 26%

Ishpeming crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Ishpeming (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Ishpeming, MI per 100,000 people. In Ishpeming, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.07 times less than the Michigan average and 2.64 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Ishpeming is 1.33 times less than the Michigan average and 1.08 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Ishpeming has a daily crime rate that is 2.57 times less than the Michigan average and 3.69 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Ishpeming (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Ishpeming to every other city in Michigan, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Ishpeming safe? The gauges above illustrate that Ishpeming is safer than 33% of every city located within Michigan along with 43% 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, Ishpeming, MI is ranked below average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ishpeming

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ishpeming is 1 in 279
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ishpeming is 1 in 189
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ishpeming is 1 in 113
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Ishpeming, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 279. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 189 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Ishpeming is 1 in 113.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Ishpeming, MI is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Ishpeming has increased by 92%, while the property crime rate in Ishpeming has decreased by 48% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ishpeming has decreased by 26% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Ishpeming police department

      ItemIshpemingMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1010,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.13.3
      There are a total of 10 Ishpeming police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 26% less than the Michigan average and 52.9% 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
      Negaunee, MI4,60688465553
      Trowbridge Park, MI2,441173493666
      West Ishpeming, MI2,875193549742
      Gwinn, MI2,027238678916
      Marquette, MI21,282219697916
      K. I. Sawyer, MI3,2093621,0311,393
      Palmer, MI4006771,9272,603
      Ishpeming, MI6,509359530889

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Darnestown, MD6,509130524654
      Catasauqua, PA6,5092121,7831,994
      Silver Lakes, CA6,5104692,2692,738
      Ambler, PA6,5071381,2251,363
      Pimmit Hills, VA6,51168474541
      Ishpeming, MI6,509359530889
      Source: The Ishpeming, 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.