Reported Annual Crime In Jackson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,913n/a (estimate)5,7862,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJackson/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a12.16.05.3
Rape65n/a196.671.840.4
Robbery49n/a148.271.7102.8
Assault291n/a880.2309.5248.5
Violent crime409n/a (estimate)1,237459386
Burglary287n/a868.1398.5468.9
Theft1,159n/a3,505.81,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft58n/a175.4203.2236.9
Property crime1,504n/a (estimate)4,5491,9102,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Jackson, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Jackson, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Jackson, MI crime rates are 144% higher than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 104% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Jackson, MI has a rate that is 170% higher than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 220% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Jackson, MI is 138% higher than its state's mean, and 86% higher than the country's average.
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The Jackson crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Jackson as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Jackson crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jackson is 104% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.85 daily crimes that occur in Jackson.
  • Jackson is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jackson you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jackson has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Jackson (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Jackson, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Jackson, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 2.44 times more than the state average and 2.04 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Jackson, MI on a daily bases are 2.70 times more than than Michigan average and 3.20 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Jackson, MI are 2.38 times more than the daily state average and 1.86 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Jackson (higher is better)

How safe is Jackson, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Jackson, MI is safer than 2% of the cities in Michigan and 3% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Michigan and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Jackson, MI. Overall, Jackson, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jackson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jackson is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jackson is 1 in 22
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jackson is 1 in 18
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Jackson, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Jackson, MI you have a 1 in 81 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jackson, MI.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Jackson, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Jackson, MI has not changed, while the property crime rate in Jackson, MI has increased by 2% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Jackson, MI has increased by 2% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Jackson police department

ItemJacksonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5810,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.13.3
There are a total of 58 Jackson police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.1% less than the Michigan average and 46.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Michigan

StateTotal offendersMichigan /100KNational /100K
Michigan38,692396222
There are a total of 38,692 sex offenders in Michigan. This yields a total of 396 sex offenders in Michigan per 100,000 residents which is 78% greater than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Grass Lake, MI1,211163680843
Concord, MI1,2111978191,016
Leslie, MI1,8651079101,017
Brooklyn, MI1,4132058511,056
Spring Arbor, MI2,9522068581,064
Napoleon, MI1,2472219201,141
Michigan Center, MI4,8193491,4531,802
Jackson, MI33,1651,2374,5495,786

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lawndale, CA33,1615781,5732,151
Manitowoc, WI33,1833222,8203,142
Fair Lawn, NJ33,205741,2991,373
Hilliard, OH33,108959881,082
Montgomery Village, MD33,0915332,5803,114
Jackson, MI33,1651,2374,5495,786
Source: The Jackson, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.