Reported Annual Crime In Otsego

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 peopleOtsego/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63n/a (estimate)1,5732,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOtsego/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape4n/a99.970.641.7
Robbery1n/a25.065.198.0
Assault1n/a25.0308.5248.9
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)150450394
Burglary12n/a299.6357.8430.4
Theft42n/a1,048.71,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft3n/a74.9196.5237.4
Property crime57n/a (estimate)1,4231,8002,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Otsego, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Otsego, MI is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Otsego, MI crime rates are 30% lower than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 43% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Otsego, MI has a rate that is 67% lower than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 62% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Otsego, MI is 21% lower than its state's mean, and 40% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Otsego is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.31 daily crimes that occur in Otsego.
  • Otsego is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Otsego you have a 1 in 64 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Otsego has decreased by 25%.

Compare Otsego, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Otsego (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Otsego, 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 Otsego, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.43 times less than the Michigan average and 1.75 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Otsego, MI is 3.00 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 2.63 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Otsego, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.26 times less than the Michigan average and 1.66 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Otsego (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Otsego, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Otsego, MI safer than 62% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 65% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from 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 Otsego, MI. At this time, Otsego, MI sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Otsego

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Otsego is 1 in 668
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Otsego is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Otsego is 1 in 64
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Otsego, 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 Otsego, MI, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 668. 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 71 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 Otsego, MI is 1 in 64.

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

A good indicator of whether Otsego, MI is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Otsego, MI has increased by 500%, while the property crime rate in Otsego, MI has decreased by 32% year over year. The number of total crimes in Otsego, MI has decreased by 25% year over year.

Otsego police department

ItemOtsegoMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)710,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.13.3
There are a total of 7 Otsego police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.4% less than the Michigan average and 45.5% 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
Hopkins, MI739000
South Gull Lake, MI1,29863253316
Delton, MI1,063143574717
Galesburg, MI2,053146633779
Parchment, MI1,931190759949
Comstock Northwest, MI5,7283531,4121,765
Wayland, MI4,1342601,5371,798
Otsego, MI3,9701501,4231,573

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Gamewell, NC3,9672311,6121,843
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Otsego, MI3,9701501,4231,573
Source: The Otsego, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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