Reported Annual Crime In Traverse City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTraverse City/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime383n/a (estimate)2,4522,2502,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTraverse City/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a6.45.75.3
Rape17n/a108.970.641.7
Robbery1n/a6.465.198.0
Assault68n/a435.4308.5248.9
Violent crime87n/a (estimate)557450383
Burglary40n/a256.1357.8430.4
Theft242n/a1,549.61,245.71,694.4
Vehicle theft14n/a89.6196.5237.4
Property crime296n/a (estimate)1,8951,8002,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Traverse City, MI. These figures on reported criminal activity in Traverse City, MI, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Traverse City, MI is 9% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Michigan, and when compared with the national average, is 11% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Traverse City, MI has 24% higher than violent crime rate than Michigan average, while remaining 45% higher than the national average. In property crime, Traverse City, MI is 5% higher than the average of Michigan and is 20% lower than the national average.

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The Traverse City crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Traverse City as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Traverse City crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Traverse City is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.72 daily crimes that occur in Traverse City.
  • Traverse City is safer than 30% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Traverse City you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Traverse City has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Traverse City (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Traverse City, MI per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Michigan as well as national figures. In Traverse City, MI the total number of daily crimes is 1.09 times more than the Michigan average and 1.12 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Traverse City, MI are 1.24 times more than the Michigan average and 1.45 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Traverse City, MI has a daily crime rate that is 1.05 times more than the Michigan average and 1.25 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Traverse City (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Traverse City, MI compared to other areas of Michigan, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Traverse City, MI safer than 22% when compared to other Michigan cities, and 30% 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 Traverse City, MI. At this time, Traverse City, MI sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Traverse City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Traverse City is 1 in 180
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Traverse City is 1 in 53
The chance of being a victim of crime in Traverse City is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Traverse City, MI? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Traverse City, MI you have a 1 in 180 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 53 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Traverse City, MI.

Year Over Year Crime In Traverse City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Traverse City, MI is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Traverse City, MI has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 36% in Traverse City, MI, while property crimes in Traverse City, MI have decreased by 10%. Crimes in total for Traverse City, MI have decreased by 3% year over year.

Traverse City police department

ItemTraverse CityMichiganNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2910,515558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.13.3
There are a total of 29 Traverse City police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.9% less than the Michigan average and 40.2% 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
Greilickville, MI1,90580319399
Chums Corner, MI1,353119476595
Kingsley, MI1,662181724905
Elk Rapids, MI1,574621,2421,304
Lake Ann, MI2414351,7422,177
Interlochen, MI4714911,9632,454
Bendon, MI2094991,9952,494
Traverse City, MI15,3925571,8952,452

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Northview, MI15,3934021,6072,009
Fillmore, CA15,391191758949
Cutlerville, MI15,3795182,0722,590
Hudson, MA15,37935751786
North New Hyde Park, NY15,374161682843
Traverse City, MI15,3925571,8952,452
Source: The Traverse City, MI crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.