Big Rapids, MI
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Big Rapids, 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

The crime rate in Big Rapids is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Big Rapids is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Big Rapids is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Big Rapids has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Big Rapids 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 Big Rapids; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 452. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Big Rapids Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

Big Rapids Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

235

258

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.21

22.60

24.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Big Rapids 2.21
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 452

in Big Rapids

1 in 241

in Michigan

Big Rapids VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,397
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 6 0 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.58 0.00 1.64

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
Big Rapids 22.60
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 44

in Big Rapids

1 in 53

in Michigan

Big Rapids Property CRIMES

Population: 10,397
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 201 3
Rate per 1,000 2.98 19.33 0.29

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

Big Rapids Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Big Rapids 58
Michigan 28