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Total crime 229%
Violent crime 352%
Property crime 207%
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. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthside/100k peopleKalamazoo/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,5278,188 (estimate)5,8922,0222,489
Murder9n/a11.75.65.0
Rape110n/a143.272.442.6
Robbery182n/a236.953.681.6
Assault648n/a843.5305.9250.2
Violent crime9491,717 (estimate)1,235437379
Burglary703n/a915.0286.1340.5
Theft2,546n/a3,313.91,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft329n/a428.2177.7219.9
Property crime3,5786,472 (estimate)4,6571,5852,110

Key findings

  • Northside crime rates are 229% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northside are 352% higher than the national average
  • In Northside you have a 1 in 13 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northside is safer than 28% of the cities in Michigan
  • Year over year crime in Kalamazoo has decreased by 7%

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      Daily Crime In Northside (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northside

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northside is 1 in 59
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northside is 1 in 16
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northside is 1 in 13

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

      Kalamazoo police department

      ItemNorthsideKalamazooMichigan
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a25610,515
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a3.42.1

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      South Gull Lake, MI1,29861222284
      Richland, MI858124372496
      Delton, MI1,063139505645
      Parchment, MI1,931184668853
      Otsego, MI3,9700923923
      Galesburg, MI2,0532428791,122
      Comstock Northwest, MI5,7283431,2431,586
      Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,2354,6575,892

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Upland, CA75,8513852,3532,738
      Camden, NJ76,0051,5822,8674,449
      Arlington Heights, IL75,72144797841
      Albany, GA75,6571,0534,6035,657
      Auburn, WA75,6073813,4783,859
      Kalamazoo, MI75,8851,2354,6575,892
      Source: The Northside, Kalamazoo, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.