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Total crime 62%
Violent crime 39%
Property crime 66%
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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.
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKent City/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)903 (estimate)1,8392,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.66.5
Rapen/an/an/a60.938.4
Robberyn/an/an/a44.573.9
Assaultn/an/an/a365.1279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)235 (estimate)478388
Burglaryn/an/an/a233.1314.2
Theftn/an/an/a943.31,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a184.5246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)668 (estimate)1,3611,958

Key findings

  • Kent City crime rates are 62% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kent City are 39% lower than the national average
  • In Kent City you have a 1 in 111 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kent City is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kent City has decreased by 9%

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

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      Daily Crime In Kent City (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kent City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kent City is 1 in 427
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kent City is 1 in 150
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kent City is 1 in 111

      Year Over Year Crime In Kent City (per 100,000 people)

      Kent City police department

      ItemKent CityMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a10,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.13.3

      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.

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      Ravenna, MI1,189195556751
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      Sparta, MI4,280901,4001,490
      Northview, MI15,3934271,2151,642
      Kent City, MI1,186235668903

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      Leupp, AZ1,1862641,2131,477
      Sunflower, MS1,1861531,1071,260
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      Kent City, MI1,186235668903
      Source: The Kent City, 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.