Birch Run, MI
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With a crime rate of 67 per one thousand residents, Birch Run has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 15. Within Michigan, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Birch Run.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a village's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 1,479, Birch Run has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Birch Run does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Birch Run.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Birch Run 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 Birch Run.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Birch Run's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Birch Run is one in 740.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Birch Run is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Birch Run, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 66 per one thousand population.

Birch Run Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Birch Run Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

97

99

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.35

65.58

66.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Birch Run 1.35
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 740

in Birch Run

1 in 241

in Michigan
Birch Run VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,479
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.68 0.68
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
Birch Run 65.58
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Birch Run

1 in 53

in Michigan
Birch Run Property CRIMES
Population: 1,479
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 92 2
Rate per 1,000 2.03 62.20 1.35
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

Birch Run Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Birch Run 52
Michigan 28

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