Cheboygan, MI
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Cheboygan, MI crime analytics

The crime rate in Cheboygan is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Cheboygan is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Cheboygan is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Cheboygan has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city'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 4,733, Cheboygan has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Cheboygan 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 Cheboygan.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cheboygan 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 Cheboygan; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 364. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cheboygan's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Cheboygan 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 Cheboygan is one in 30.

Cheboygan Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Cheboygan Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Cheboygan 2.75
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 364

in Cheboygan

1 in 241

in Michigan
Population: 4,733
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.69 0.00 1.06
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)

Cheboygan 33.81
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Cheboygan

1 in 53

in Michigan
Cheboygan Property CRIMES
Population: 4,733
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 25 130 5
Rate per 1,000 5.28 27.47 1.06
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

Cheboygan Crimes Per Square Mile

Cheboygan 25
Michigan 28

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