Reported Annual Crime In Saginaw

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 peopleSaginaw/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,669n/a (estimate)3,4552,1032,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSaginaw/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder11n/a22.85.55.0
Rape48n/a99.476.942.6
Robbery86n/a178.056.686.2
Assault638n/a1,320.9310.3246.8
Violent crime783n/a (estimate)1,621449381
Burglary376n/a778.4316.6376.0
Theft420n/a869.51,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft90n/a186.3174.6228.9
Property crime886n/a (estimate)1,8341,6542,200
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Saginaw, MI for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Saginaw, 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 Saginaw, MI crime rates are 64% higher than in comparison to the Michigan mean and are 34% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Saginaw, MI has a rate that is 261% higher than the Michigan average; compared to the United States, it is 326% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Saginaw, MI is 11% higher than its state's mean, and 17% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Saginaw is 34% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.47 daily crimes that occur in Saginaw.
  • Saginaw is safer than 7% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Saginaw you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Saginaw has increased by 3%.

Compare Saginaw, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Saginaw (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Saginaw, MI on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Michigan. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Saginaw, MI (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Michigan state wide, are 1.64 times more than the state average and 1.34 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Saginaw, MI on a daily bases are 3.61 times more than than Michigan average and 4.26 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Saginaw, MI are 1.11 times more than the daily state average and 1.20 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Saginaw (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Michigan and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Saginaw, MI? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Saginaw, MI has been ranked safer than 6% of other cities in the state of Michigan. In addition, Saginaw, MI is safer than 7% 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 Saginaw, MI. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Saginaw, MI is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Saginaw

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Saginaw is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Saginaw is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in Saginaw is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Saginaw, MI? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Saginaw, MI your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 62. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 55 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Saginaw, MI is 1 in 29.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Saginaw, MI is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Saginaw, MI has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Saginaw, MI has decreased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Saginaw, MI has increased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Saginaw police department

ItemSaginawMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8810,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.13.3
There are a total of 88 Saginaw police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17% less than the Michigan average and 47.2% 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
Essexville, MI3,41830454484
Reese, MI1,5440510510
Zilwaukee, MI1,8990650650
Auburn, MI1,935169621789
Hemlock, MI1,663190700890
Burt, MI1,001198731929
Midland, MI42,063131844975
Saginaw, MI49,8921,6211,8343,455

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Troy, NY49,8815722,8513,423
Country Club, FL49,8154772,8263,303
North Bethesda, MD49,9712038781,081
Edina, MN49,976441,5281,572
Bonita Springs, FL49,8072091,2401,449
Saginaw, MI49,8921,6211,8343,455
Source: The Saginaw, 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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