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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 75%
Property crime 64%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNovi/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime489n/a (estimate)7941,8392,346
Murder1n/a1.67.66.5
Rape15n/a24.460.938.4
Robbery3n/a4.944.573.9
Assault41n/a66.6365.1279.7
Violent crime60n/a (estimate)97478388
Burglary21n/a34.1233.1314.2
Theft372n/a604.3943.31,398.0
Vehicle theft36n/a58.5184.5246.0
Property crime429n/a (estimate)6971,3611,958

Key findings

  • Novi crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Novi are 75% lower than the national average
  • In Novi you have a 1 in 126 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Novi is safer than 78% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Novi has decreased by 13%

Novi crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Novi (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Novi, per 100,000 residents. In Novi, the total number of daily crimes is 2.31 times less than the Michigan average and 2.95 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Novi are 4.90 times less than the Michigan average and 3.98 times less than the national average. For property crime, Novi has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times less than the Michigan average and 2.81 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Novi (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Michigan and all other cities across the US, is Novi safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Novi is safer than 72% of other cities in the state of Michigan. In addition, Novi is safer than 78% 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 Novi. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Novi is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Novi

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Novi is 1 in 1026
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Novi is 1 in 144
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Novi is 1 in 126
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Novi, Michigan? If you reside in Novi, then there is a 1 in 1026 chance that you will experience a violent crime. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 144. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 126 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Novi.

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

      Determining whether Novi is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Novi violent crime rates have increased by 24%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 16% year over year. Total crimes for Novi has decreased by 13% in the same time frame.

      Novi police department

      ItemNoviMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8310,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.13.3
      There are a total of 83 Novi police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.8% less than the Michigan average and 54.1% 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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bingham Farms, MI1,11267191258
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51775213288
      Wolverine Lake, MI4,41041248290
      Lake Angelus, MI2600325325
      Farmington, MI10,52638324362
      Milford, MI6,43435346382
      Lathrup Village, MI4,12773318391
      Novi, MI58,23397697794

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Eastvale, CA58,2171271,2481,375
      Towson, MD58,1894011,6142,014
      Bartlett, TN58,3182561,9362,192
      Kokomo, IN58,0757531,9862,740
      Port Charlotte, FL58,0015302,4412,971
      Novi, MI58,23397697794
      Source: The Novi, 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.