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Total crime 87%
Violent crime 87%
Property crime 87%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSouth Lyon/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39n/a (estimate)3282,0222,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape3n/a25.272.442.6
Robbery0n/a0.053.681.6
Assault3n/a25.2305.9250.2
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)50437379
Burglary4n/a33.6286.1340.5
Theft29n/a243.81,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0177.7219.9
Property crime33n/a (estimate)2771,5852,110

Key findings

  • South Lyon crime rates are 87% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Lyon are 87% lower than the national average
  • In South Lyon you have a 1 in 306 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Lyon is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in South Lyon has decreased by 26%

South Lyon crime map

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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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      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 people. In South Lyon, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 6.17 times less than the Michigan average and 7.59 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in South Lyon is 8.67 times less than the Michigan average and 7.52 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, South Lyon has a daily crime rate that is 5.71 times less than the Michigan average and 7.61 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is South Lyon (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of South Lyon to every other city in Michigan, as well as the entirety of the United States, is South Lyon safe? The gauges above illustrate that South Lyon is safer than 87% of every city located within Michigan along with 90% 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. As a result, South Lyon, MI is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the 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 1983
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Lyon is 1 in 361
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Lyon is 1 in 306
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In South Lyon, Michigan you have a 1 in 1983 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 361 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 306 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Lyon.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in South Lyon, Michigan (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in South Lyon has decreased by 51%, the amount of property crime in South Lyon has decreased by 18%, and the total amount of crime in South Lyon has decreased by 26% year over 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
      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Orchard Lake Village, MI2,51769249317
      Wolverine Lake, MI4,41021311332
      Milford, MI6,43471365436
      Pinckney, MI2,59083456539
      Dexter, MI4,319119430549
      Plymouth, MI8,95665665730
      Barton Hills, MI293177640817
      South Lyon, MI11,67250277328

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Ocean Pines, MD11,67665587652
      Oak Hills, OR11,6781681,6201,789
      Red Oak, TX11,6631272,2862,413
      Los Alamitos, CA11,661521,1261,178
      El Campo, TX11,6853532,9883,341
      South Lyon, MI11,67250277328
      Source: The South Lyon, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.