Reported Annual Crime In Madison Heights

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime524n/a (estimate)1,7412,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMadison Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.35.55.0
Rape11n/a36.576.942.6
Robbery19n/a63.156.686.2
Assault58n/a192.7310.3246.8
Violent crime89n/a (estimate)296449381
Burglary53n/a176.1316.6376.0
Theft347n/a1,152.81,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft35n/a116.3174.6228.9
Property crime435n/a (estimate)1,4451,6542,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Madison Heights, MI. All reported Madison Heights, MI crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Madison Heights, MI overall crime rate is 17% lower than in comparison to the Michigan average; and is also 33% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Madison Heights, MI, the rate is 34% lower than compared to the Michigan average, and 22% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Madison Heights, MI comes in at 13% lower than to the average seen in Michigan, and 34% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Madison Heights is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.77 daily crimes that occur in Madison Heights.
  • Madison Heights is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Madison Heights you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Madison Heights has decreased by 27%.

Compare Madison Heights, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Madison Heights (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Madison Heights, 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 Madison Heights, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.21 times less than the state average and 1.48 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Madison Heights, MI on a daily bases are 1.52 times less than than Michigan average and 1.29 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Madison Heights, MI are 1.14 times less than the daily state average and 1.52 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Madison Heights (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Michigan and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Madison Heights, MI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Madison Heights, MI has been ranked safer than 58% of other cities in the state of Michigan. In addition, Madison Heights, MI is safer than 60% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Michigan and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Madison Heights, MI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Madison Heights, MI is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Madison Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Madison Heights is 1 in 339
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Madison Heights is 1 in 70
The chance of being a victim of crime in Madison Heights is 1 in 58
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Madison Heights, MI? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Madison Heights, MI, you have a 1 in 339 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 70. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Madison Heights, MI is 1 in 58.

Year Over Year Crime In Madison Heights (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Madison Heights, 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 Madison Heights, MI has increased by 11%, while the property crime rate in Madison Heights, MI has decreased by 31% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Madison Heights, MI has decreased by 27% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Madison Heights police department

ItemMadison HeightsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5410,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.13.3
There are a total of 54 Madison Heights police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.7% less than the Michigan average and 44.5% 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
Lake Angelus, MI260000
Bingham Farms, MI1,11263232295
Village of Grosse Pointe Shores, MI2,93370259330
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51770259330
Franklin, MI3,26292276367
Rochester, MI12,96961367428
Beverly Hills, MI10,45048545593
Madison Heights, MI30,1682961,4451,741

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Princeton, NJ30,16835703738
Needham, MA30,16751461512
Kahului, HI30,1643173,6503,967
Post Falls, ID30,1572021,6931,895
Texarkana, AR30,1556604,1454,805
Madison Heights, MI30,1682961,4451,741
Source: The Madison Heights, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.
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