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Fenton, 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

The crime rate in Fenton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Fenton is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Fenton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Fenton has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Fenton's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Fenton is one in 669.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Fenton's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Fenton 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 Fenton is one in 55.

Fenton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

29

(100 is safest)


Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Fenton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

220

238

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.49

18.26

19.75

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.49
4.73
National Median: 4
    Fenton
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 669

in Fenton

1 in 212

in Michigan

Fenton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,050
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 2 13
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.17 1.08

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
18.26
13.46
National Median: 19
    Fenton
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 55

in Fenton

1 in 74

in Michigan

Fenton Property CRIMES

Population: 12,050
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 199 8
Rate per 1,000 1.08 16.51 0.66

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

Fenton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
34
23
National Median: 26.9
    Fenton
    Michigan