Belleville, MI
Crime Rates


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Belleville, MI crime analytics

The crime rate in Belleville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Belleville is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Belleville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Belleville has a crime rate that is higher than 83% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Belleville to other communities of similar population, then Belleville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Belleville 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 Belleville 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 Belleville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Belleville 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 Belleville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 243. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Belleville's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Belleville 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 Belleville is one in 44.

Belleville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Belleville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Belleville 4.12
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 243

in Belleville

1 in 241

in Michigan


Population: 3,880
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 2 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.55 0.52 2.06


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)

Belleville 22.68
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Belleville

1 in 53

in Michigan

Belleville Property CRIMES

Population: 3,880
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 71 4
Rate per 1,000 3.35 18.30 1.03

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

Belleville Crimes Per Square Mile

Belleville 87
Michigan 28