Michigan City, IN
Crime Rates




Safest

Safest Michigan City neighborhoods




Michigan City, IN crime analytics


With a crime rate of 52 per one thousand residents, Michigan City has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Indiana, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Michigan City.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 31,459, Michigan City has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Michigan City does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Michigan City.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Michigan City does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Michigan City.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Michigan City occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Michigan City; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 366. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Michigan City is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Michigan City, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 20, which is a rate of 50 per one thousand population.

Michigan City Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Michigan City Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

86

1,562

1,648

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.73

49.65

52.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Michigan City 2.73
Indiana 3.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 366

in Michigan City

1 in 258

in Indiana

Michigan City VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 31,459
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 16 * 32 36
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.51 1.02 1.14
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Michigan City 49.65
Indiana 25.96

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 20

in Michigan City

1 in 39

in Indiana

Michigan City Property CRIMES

Population: 31,459
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 212 1,270 80
Rate per 1,000 6.74 40.37 2.54

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Michigan City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Michigan City 84
Indiana 31