Reported Annual Crime In Romulus

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 peopleRomulus/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime722n/a (estimate)3,0872,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRomulus/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape28n/a119.776.942.6
Robbery18n/a77.056.686.2
Assault144n/a615.7310.3246.8
Violent crime190n/a (estimate)812449381
Burglary107n/a457.5316.6376.0
Theft358n/a1,530.61,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft67n/a286.5174.6228.9
Property crime532n/a (estimate)2,2751,6542,200

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The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Romulus, MI. The total number of reported crimes in Romulus, MI is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Romulus, MI crime rate is 47% higher than the Michigan average and is 20% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Romulus, MI has a violent crime rate that is 81% higher than the Michigan average and 113% higher than the national average. For property crime, Romulus, MI is 38% higher than the Michigan average and 3% higher than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Romulus is 20% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.46 daily crimes that occur in Romulus.
  • Romulus is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Romulus you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Romulus has decreased by 16%.

Compare Romulus, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Romulus (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Romulus, 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 Romulus, MI total amount of daily offenses is 1.47 times more than the Michigan average and 1.20 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Romulus, MI is 1.81 times more than the Michigan average, and it is 2.13 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Romulus, MI has a daily crime figure that is 1.38 times more than the Michigan average and 1.03 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Romulus (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Romulus, MI in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Romulus, MI to other cities in the state and across the country, Romulus, MI is 5% safer than other cities of Michigan and 6% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Michigan cities and all around the United States, Romulus, MI has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Romulus, MI crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Romulus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Romulus is 1 in 124
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Romulus is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in Romulus is 1 in 33
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Romulus, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Romulus, MI you have a 1 in 124 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Romulus, MI.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Romulus, MI is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Romulus, MI has increased by 12%, the amount of property crime in Romulus, MI has decreased by 23%, and the total amount of crime in Romulus, MI has decreased by 16% year to year.

Romulus police department

ItemRomulusMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5410,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.13.3
There are a total of 54 Romulus police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.9% greater than the Michigan average and 30.1% 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
Rockwood, MI3,20932379410
South Rockwood, MI1,9410422422
Trenton, MI18,426121572693
Northville, MI5,98683668751
Carleton, MI2,352296550846
Plymouth, MI8,95677809886
Gibraltar, MI4,547134760894
Romulus, MI23,4578122,2753,087

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Dinuba, CA23,4657542,4463,199
Barstow, CA23,4381,1834,5745,756
Candler-McAfee, GA23,4784673,6744,141
Sebastian, FL23,4321211,0871,208
Morton Grove, IL23,413431,2331,276
Romulus, MI23,4578122,2753,087
Source: The Romulus, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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