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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 65%
Property crime 56%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMidland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime448n/a (estimate)1,0722,0222,489
Murder1n/a2.45.65.0
Rape21n/a50.372.442.6
Robbery4n/a9.653.681.6
Assault30n/a71.8305.9250.2
Violent crime56n/a (estimate)134437379
Burglary36n/a86.1286.1340.5
Theft344n/a823.11,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft12n/a28.7177.7219.9
Property crime392n/a (estimate)9381,5852,110

Key findings

  • Midland crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Midland are 65% lower than the national average
  • In Midland you have a 1 in 94 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Midland is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Midland has increased by 10%

Midland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Midland (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Midland, per 100,000 residents. In Midland, the total number of daily crimes is 1.89 times less than the Michigan average and 2.32 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Midland are 3.26 times less than the Michigan average and 2.83 times less than the national average. For property crime, Midland has a daily crime rate that is 1.69 times less than the Michigan average and 2.25 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Midland (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Midland, Michigan compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Midland safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Midland is safer than 63% of Michigan cities, and 69% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Michigan, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Midland. At this time, Midland sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Midland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Midland is 1 in 747
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Midland is 1 in 107
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Midland is 1 in 94
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Midland, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 747. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 107 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 Midland is 1 in 94.

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

      Determining whether Midland is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Midland violent crime rates have increased by 2%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Midland has increased by 10% in the same time frame.

      Midland police department

      ItemMidlandMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5010,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.22.13.3
      There are a total of 50 Midland police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.6% less than the Michigan average and 63.5% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Breckenridge, MI1,1600555555
      Auburn, MI1,935164595759
      Hemlock, MI1,663185670855
      Freeland, MI7,1413191,1561,474
      Shields, MI6,0883711,3441,715
      Sanford, MI9314511,6372,088
      Merrill, MI7175742,0802,654
      Midland, MI42,0631349381,072

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      State College, PA42,074929351,027
      Kearny, NJ42,0291311,6001,731
      Catonsville, MD42,0274702,0202,491
      Burleson, TX41,9622321,4891,721
      Urbana, IL41,9412952,5902,885
      Midland, MI42,0631349381,072
      Source: The Midland, 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.