Alpena, MI
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The crime rate in Alpena is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Alpena is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Alpena is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Alpena has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Alpena to other communities of similar population, then Alpena crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Alpena does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Alpena 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 Alpena.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Alpena 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 Alpena; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 248. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Alpena experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Alpena's rate for property crime is 25 per one thousand population. This makes Alpena a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Alpena is one in 39.

Alpena Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

Alpena Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

259

300

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.03

25.45

29.48

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Alpena 4.03
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 248

in Alpena

1 in 241

in Michigan

Alpena VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,175
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 25 3 12
Rate per 1,000 0.10 2.46 0.29 1.18

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
Alpena 25.45
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Alpena

1 in 53

in Michigan

Alpena Property CRIMES

Population: 10,175
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 212 6
Rate per 1,000 4.03 20.84 0.59

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

Alpena Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Alpena 33
Michigan 28