Clarkston, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Clarkston is 1 in 464. This equates to a crime rate of 2.16 per 1,000 residents, making Clarkston one of the safest communities in Michigan to live in. In fact, it is one of the safest communities in the entire nation, according to FBI crime statistics.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Clarkston, and we found that the crime rate in Clarkston is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Clarkston 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 Clarkston 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 Clarkston.

Importantly, our analysis shows that Clarkston has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. Clarkston's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Clarkston compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Clarkston is just 2 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Clarkston is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Clarkston Crime Data

 

Crime Index

94

(100 is safest)


Safer than 94% of U.S. Cities

Clarkston Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

102

102

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

2.16

2.16

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.0
4.73
National Median: 4
    Clarkston
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Clarkston

1 in 212

in Michigan

Clarkston VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 47,141
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.16
13.46
National Median: 19
    Clarkston
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 464

in Clarkston

1 in 74

in Michigan

Clarkston Property CRIMES

Population: 47,141
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Clarkston Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
4
23
National Median: 26.9
    Clarkston
    Michigan