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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 104%
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 peopleNiles/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime452n/a (estimate)4,0702,0222,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape20n/a180.172.442.6
Robbery17n/a153.153.681.6
Assault49n/a441.2305.9250.2
Violent crime86n/a (estimate)774437379
Burglary49n/a441.2286.1340.5
Theft274n/a2,467.11,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft43n/a387.2177.7219.9
Property crime366n/a (estimate)3,2961,5852,110

Key findings

  • Niles crime rates are 63% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Niles are 104% higher than the national average
  • In Niles you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Niles is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Niles has increased by 32%

Niles crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Niles (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Niles, MI per 100,000 people. In Niles, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 2.01 times more than the Michigan average and 1.63 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Niles is 1.77 times more than the Michigan average and 2.04 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Niles has a daily crime rate that is 2.08 times more than the Michigan average and 1.56 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Niles (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Niles, Michigan compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Niles safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Niles is safer than 6% of Michigan cities, and 6% 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 Niles. At this time, Niles sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Niles

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Niles is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Niles is 1 in 31
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Niles is 1 in 25
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Niles, Michigan you have a 1 in 130 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Niles.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Niles is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Niles has increased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Niles has increased by 35%. The total crime rate in Niles has increased by 32% year to year.

      Niles police department

      ItemNilesMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2410,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.13.3
      There are a total of 24 Niles police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.1% less than the Michigan average and 36.5% 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
      Galien, MI448000
      Eau Claire, MI6120167167
      Stevensville, MI1,235144521665
      Berrien Springs, MI1,370179648827
      Cassopolis, MI1,726118826944
      Edwardsburg, MI1,269210761971
      New Carlisle, IN2,035155823978
      Niles, MI11,3797743,2964,070

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      Lewisburg, TN11,3767523,3524,104
      Home Gardens, CA11,3836023,1803,782
      Troy, MO11,3745282,8143,342
      Clute, TX11,3703922,2492,641
      Woodmere, LA11,3916023,4684,070
      Niles, MI11,3797743,2964,070
      Source: The Niles, 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.