Eaton Rapids, MI
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Eaton Rapids, 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

Eaton Rapids has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Eaton Rapids is 1 in 57. How does Eaton Rapids fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Eaton Rapids's crime rate is lower than approximately 37% of Michigan communities.

How does the crime rate in Eaton Rapids compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Eaton Rapids with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Eaton Rapids's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Eaton Rapids 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 Eaton Rapids; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 348. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Eaton Rapids; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Eaton Rapids Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Eaton Rapids Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Eaton Rapids 2.87
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 348

in Eaton Rapids

1 in 241

in Michigan


Population: 5,225
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 0 10
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.96 0.00 1.91


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)

Eaton Rapids 14.55
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 69

in Eaton Rapids

1 in 53

in Michigan

Eaton Rapids Property CRIMES

Population: 5,225
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 59 3
Rate per 1,000 2.68 11.29 0.57

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

Eaton Rapids Crimes Per Square Mile

Eaton Rapids 26
Michigan 28

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