Reported Annual Crime In Muskegon Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuskegon Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime774n/a (estimate)7,1772,3692,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMuskegon Heights/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.36.05.3
Rape23n/a213.371.840.4
Robbery49n/a454.371.7102.8
Assault125n/a1,159.0309.5248.5
Violent crime198n/a (estimate)1,836459386
Burglary157n/a1,455.7398.5468.9
Theft360n/a3,338.01,308.11,745.0
Vehicle theft59n/a547.1203.2236.9
Property crime576n/a (estimate)5,3411,9102,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Muskegon Heights, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Muskegon Heights, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Muskegon Heights, MI averages 203% higher than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 153% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Muskegon Heights, MI is 300% higher than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 375% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 180% higher than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 118% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Muskegon Heights, MI area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Muskegon Heights is 153% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.66 daily crimes that occur in Muskegon Heights.
  • Muskegon Heights is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Muskegon Heights you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Muskegon Heights has decreased by 5%.

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

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Muskegon Heights, MI for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Michigan as well as those across America as a whole. The Muskegon Heights, MI total amount of daily offenses is 3.03 times more than the Michigan average and 2.53 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Muskegon Heights, MI is 4.00 times more than the Michigan average, and it is 4.75 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Muskegon Heights, MI has a daily crime figure that is 2.80 times more than the Michigan average and 2.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Muskegon Heights (higher is better)

How safe is Muskegon Heights, MI compared to other cities in Michigan and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Muskegon Heights, MI is safer than 0% of the cities in Michigan and 2% 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 Muskegon Heights, MI. Overall, Muskegon Heights, MI is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Muskegon Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Muskegon Heights is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Muskegon Heights is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Muskegon Heights is 1 in 14
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Muskegon Heights, MI? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Muskegon Heights, MI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 55. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 19 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Muskegon Heights, MI is 1 in 14.

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

Determining whether Muskegon Heights, MI is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Muskegon Heights, MI has increased by 20% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 11% year over year. Total crimes for Muskegon Heights, MI has decreased by 5% in the same time frame.

Muskegon Heights police department

ItemMuskegon HeightsMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1510,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.13.3
There are a total of 15 Muskegon Heights police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.9% less than the Michigan average and 57.3% 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
Ferrysburg, MI2,979103428530
Twin Lake, MI1,818142591733
Spring Lake, MI2,424161670831
Fruitport, MI1,374178741919
Lakewood Club, MI1,1392169001,116
Montague, MI2,4611271,1851,312
Roosevelt Park, MI3,8132741,1401,414
Muskegon Heights, MI10,7921,8365,3417,177

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Frederick, CO10,7913212,5632,884
Fairview, CA10,7893351,9222,257
St. Albans, WV10,7883484,5704,918
Atchison, KS10,7983573,5763,933
Bellefontaine Neighbors, MO10,7851,0203,0504,069
Muskegon Heights, MI10,7921,8365,3417,177
Source: The Muskegon Heights, 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.