Canton, MI
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Canton, 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

Canton has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Canton is 1 in 72. How does Canton fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Canton's crime rate is lower than approximately 49% of Michigan communities.

However, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Canton, and we found that the crime rate in Canton is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Canton is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Canton 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 Canton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Canton'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 Canton is one in 713.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Canton; 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.

Canton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

54

(100 is safest)


Safer than 54% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

126

1,118

1,244

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.40

12.44

13.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Canton 1.40
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 713

in Canton

1 in 241

in Michigan

Canton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 89,879
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
Canton 12.44
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 80

in Canton

1 in 53

in Michigan

Canton Property CRIMES

Population: 89,879
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

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Canton 34
Michigan 28