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Total crime 25%
Violent crime 48%
Property crime 21%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleZeeland/100k peopleMichigan/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime108n/a (estimate)1,9402,1032,580
Murder0n/a0.05.55.0
Rape5n/a89.876.942.6
Robbery0n/a0.056.686.2
Assault6n/a107.8310.3246.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)198449381
Burglary18n/a323.3316.6376.0
Theft77n/a1,383.21,162.31,594.6
Vehicle theft2n/a35.9174.6228.9
Property crime97n/a (estimate)1,7421,6542,200

Key findings

  • Zeeland crime rates are 25% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Zeeland are 48% lower than the national average
  • In Zeeland you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Zeeland is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Zeeland has decreased by 3%

Zeeland crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Zeeland (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Zeeland for every 100,000 residents. The Zeeland total amount of daily crime is 1.08 times less than the Michigan average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Zeeland, is 2.27 times less than the Michigan average, and it is 1.93 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Zeeland has a daily crime average that is 1.05 times more than the Michigan average and 1.26 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Zeeland (higher is better)

      Is Zeeland 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 Zeeland to other cities in the state and across the country, Zeeland is 50% safer than other cities of Michigan and 51% safer than other cities in the nation. Zeeland has a ranks above average in comparison to other cities in the country.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Zeeland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Zeeland is 1 in 507
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Zeeland is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Zeeland is 1 in 52
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Zeeland? In Zeeland, you have a 1 in 507 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 58. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Zeeland, MI is 1 in 52.

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

      The year over year change in crime per 100,000 people helps to understand whether crime in Zeeland, MI is on the rise or declining. The violent crime rate in Zeeland has decreased by 21%, while the property crime rate in Zeeland has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Zeeland has decreased by 3% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Zeeland police department

      ItemZeelandMichiganNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1010,515558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.13.3
      There are a total of 10 Zeeland police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13% less than the Michigan average and 44.7% 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
      Douglas, MI1,12886316402
      Saugatuck, MI942181668850
      Byron Center, MI6,840204751955
      Beechwood, MI3,4542288401,069
      Hudsonville, MI7,2783861,4211,806
      Jenison, MI17,4614441,6342,077
      Allendale, MI19,4754861,7902,276
      Zeeland, MI5,5951981,7421,940

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wellston, OH5,5952002,7972,997
      Elburn, IL5,5940220220
      Newmarket, NH5,597164524688
      Clover, SC5,5931922,1012,294
      Vinita, OK5,599751,6451,720
      Zeeland, MI5,5951981,7421,940
      Source: The Zeeland, 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.