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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 71%
Property crime 65%
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 peopleTrenton/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime155n/a (estimate)8542,0222,489
Murder0n/a0.05.65.0
Rape7n/a38.672.442.6
Robbery1n/a5.553.681.6
Assault12n/a66.1305.9250.2
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)110437379
Burglary14n/a77.1286.1340.5
Theft101n/a556.61,121.31,549.5
Vehicle theft20n/a110.2177.7219.9
Property crime135n/a (estimate)7441,5852,110

Key findings

  • Trenton crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Trenton are 71% lower than the national average
  • In Trenton you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Trenton is safer than 76% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Trenton has increased by 23%

Trenton crime map

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The Trenton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Trenton 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 Trenton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Trenton, MI Crime

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      Daily Crime In Trenton (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Trenton, per 100,000 residents. In Trenton, the total number of daily crimes is 2.37 times less than the Michigan average and 2.91 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Trenton are 3.97 times less than the Michigan average and 3.44 times less than the national average. For property crime, Trenton has a daily crime rate that is 2.13 times less than the Michigan average and 2.84 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Trenton (higher is better)

      Is Trenton safe in comparison to other cities in the state of Michigan as well as in comparison to the rest of the areas across the United States. Using the gauges above, which compare crime in Trenton to other cities in the state and across the country, Trenton is 71% safer than other cities of Michigan and 76% safer than other cities in the nation. Trenton has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Trenton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Trenton is 1 in 908
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Trenton is 1 in 135
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Trenton is 1 in 118
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Trenton, Michigan you have a 1 in 908 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 135 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 118 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Trenton.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Trenton, 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 Trenton has decreased by 9%, the amount of property crime in Trenton has increased by 30%, and the total amount of crime in Trenton has increased by 23% year over year.

      Trenton police department

      ItemTrentonMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3110,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.13.3
      There are a total of 31 Trenton police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.7% less than the Michigan average and 49% 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
      South Rockwood, MI1,9410422422
      Rockwood, MI3,20995600695
      Stony Point, MI1,347156566722
      Woodland Beach, MI1,793170617787
      Carleton, MI2,352296550846
      Detroit Beach, MI2,087194703897
      Gibraltar, MI4,547909181,007
      Trenton, MI18,426110744854

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Round Lake, IL18,42588657745
      Calverton, MD18,4294351,8712,306
      Bensenville, IL18,431931,0711,164
      Yorkville, IL18,436136691828
      Frankfort, IL18,415831,0951,178
      Trenton, MI18,426110744854
      Source: The Trenton, 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.