Dearborn, MI
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The crime rate in Dearborn is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Dearborn is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Dearborn is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Dearborn has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Dearborn to other communities of similar population, then Dearborn crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Dearborn does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Dearborn 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 Dearborn; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 262. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Dearborn's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Dearborn 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 Dearborn is one in 32.

Importantly, we found that Dearborn has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Dearborn is one in 250.

Dearborn Crime Data

 

Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Dearborn Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

363

2,997

3,360

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.81

31.49

35.30

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Dearborn 3.81
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 262

in Dearborn

1 in 241

in Michigan

Dearborn VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 95,171
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 34 102 225
Rate per 1,000 0.02 0.36 1.07 2.36

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
Dearborn 31.49
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Dearborn

1 in 53

in Michigan

Dearborn Property CRIMES

Population: 95,171
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 399 2,217 381
Rate per 1,000 4.19 23.29 4.00

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

Dearborn Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Dearborn 137
Michigan 28