Belding, MI
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Belding, MI crime analytics


Belding has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Belding is 1 in 73. How does Belding fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Belding's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of Michigan communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Belding has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Belding is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Belding 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 Belding; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 412. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Belding; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Belding Crime Data

 
Crime Index

55

(100 is safest)


Safer than 55% of U.S. Cities

Belding Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

65

79

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.43

11.27

13.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Belding 2.43
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 412

in Belding

1 in 241

in Michigan
Belding VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,769
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.21 0.00 1.21
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
Belding 11.27
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Belding

1 in 53

in Michigan
Belding Property CRIMES
Population: 5,769
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 55 3
Rate per 1,000 1.21 9.53 0.52
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

Belding Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Belding 16
Michigan 28