Birmingham, MI
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Birmingham, 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

Birmingham is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (66%) and also has a lower crime rate than 65% of the communities in Michigan, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Birmingham is one in 91 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Birmingham has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Birmingham 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 Birmingham 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 Birmingham.

For Birmingham, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Birmingham than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2317, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Birmingham is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Birmingham than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 95.

Birmingham Crime Data

 

Crime Index

66

(100 is safest)


Safer than 66% of U.S. Cities

Birmingham Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

220

229

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.43

10.55

10.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Birmingham 0.43
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,317

in Birmingham

1 in 241

in Michigan

Birmingham VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,857
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.10 0.14 0.19

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
Birmingham 10.55
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Birmingham

1 in 53

in Michigan

Birmingham Property CRIMES

Population: 20,857
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 186 11
Rate per 1,000 1.10 8.92 0.53

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

Birmingham Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Birmingham 48
Michigan 28