Reported Annual Crime In South Lyon

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 peopleSouth Lyon/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime62n/a (estimate)5262,2502,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Lyon/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.75.3
Rape1n/a8.570.641.7
Robbery0n/a0.065.198.0
Assault6n/a50.9308.5248.9
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)59450394
Burglary4n/a34.0357.8430.4
Theft47n/a399.11,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft4n/a34.0196.5237.4
Property crime55n/a (estimate)4671,8002,362

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A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in South Lyon, MI is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in South Lyon, MI. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in South Lyon, MI averages 77% lower than the rest of Michigan while the rate of crime on a national scale is 81% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in South Lyon, MI is 87% lower than the average rate of crime in Michigan and 85% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 74% lower than the remainder of the state of Michigan and 80% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the South Lyon, MI area.
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The South Lyon crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in South Lyon 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 South Lyon crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Lyon is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.44 daily crimes that occur in South Lyon.
  • South Lyon is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In South Lyon you have a 1 in 190 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in South Lyon has increased by 7%.

Compare South Lyon, MI Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Lyon (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in South Lyon, MI per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Michigan and on a national scale. In South Lyon, MI the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 4.27 times less than the Michigan average and 5.24 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in South Lyon, MI is 7.57 times less than the Michigan average and 6.63 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, South Lyon, MI has a constant daily crime rate that is 3.85 times less than the Michigan average and 5.06 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is South Lyon (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of South Lyon, MI compared to every other city in Michigan as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that South Lyon, MI ranks safer than 90% of every city located within Michigan along with 89% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Michigan and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than South Lyon, MI. As a result, South Lyon, MI is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Lyon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Lyon is 1 in 1683
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Lyon is 1 in 215
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Lyon is 1 in 190
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in South Lyon, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In South Lyon, MI you have a 1 in 1683 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 215 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 190 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Lyon, MI.

Year Over Year Crime In South Lyon (per 100,000 people)

An analysis of year to year crime rates in South Lyon, 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 South Lyon, MI has decreased by 31%, the amount of property crime in South Lyon, MI has increased by 15%, and the total amount of crime in South Lyon, MI has increased by 7% year to year.

South Lyon police department

ItemSouth LyonMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1810,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.13.3
There are a total of 18 South Lyon police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.7% less than the Michigan average and 51.5% 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
Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51771282353
Milford, MI6,43424472496
Wolverine Lake, MI4,410131480611
Dexter, MI4,319122489611
Pinckney, MI2,59081731812
Farmington, MI10,52638845883
Northville, MI5,986100803903
South Lyon, MI11,67259467526

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ocean Pines, MD11,676171669840
Oak Hills, OR11,6781671,7711,939
Red Oak, TX11,6631322,8362,969
Los Alamitos, CA11,6611371,7311,868
El Campo, TX11,6853402,9113,251
South Lyon, MI11,67259467526
Source: The South Lyon, 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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