Berrien Springs, MI
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Berrien Springs, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

Berrien Springs has an overall crime rate of 15 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 Berrien Springs is 1 in 68. How does Berrien Springs fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Berrien Springs's crime rate is lower than approximately 45% of Michigan communities.

How does the crime rate in Berrien Springs compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Berrien Springs with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Berrien Springs's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Berrien Springs 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 Berrien Springs.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Berrien Springs 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 Berrien Springs; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 353. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Berrien Springs; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Berrien Springs Crime Data

 

Crime Index

51

(100 is safest)


Safer than 51% of U.S. Cities

Berrien Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

21

26

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.83

11.90

14.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Berrien Springs 2.83
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 353

in Berrien Springs

1 in 241

in Michigan

Berrien Springs VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,764
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Berrien Springs 11.90
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Berrien Springs

1 in 53

in Michigan

Berrien Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 1,764
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Berrien Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Berrien Springs 26
Michigan 28

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