Eastpointe, MI
CRIME DATA & CRIME RATES




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Eastpointe, MI crime analytics


The crime rate in Eastpointe is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 Eastpointe is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Eastpointe is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Eastpointe has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Eastpointe to other communities of similar population, then Eastpointe crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Eastpointe 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 Eastpointe 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 Eastpointe.

For Eastpointe, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Eastpointe is one in 124.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Eastpointe experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Eastpointe's rate for property crime is 28 per one thousand population. This makes Eastpointe 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 Eastpointe is one in 36.

Importantly, we found that Eastpointe 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 Eastpointe is one in 170.

Eastpointe Crime Data

 
Crime Index

14

(100 is safest)


Safer than 14% of U.S. Cities

Eastpointe Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

264

903

1,167

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

8.08

27.65

35.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Eastpointe 8.08
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 124

in Eastpointe

1 in 241

in Michigan
Eastpointe VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 32,657
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 30 69 160
Rate per 1,000 0.15 0.92 2.11 4.90
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
Eastpointe 27.65
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 36

in Eastpointe

1 in 53

in Michigan
Eastpointe Property CRIMES
Population: 32,657
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 170 541 192
Rate per 1,000 5.21 16.57 5.88
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

Eastpointe Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Eastpointe 227
Michigan 28