Galesburg, MI
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The crime rate in Galesburg is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Galesburg is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Galesburg is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Galesburg has a crime rate that is higher than 84% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Galesburg'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 Galesburg is one in 681.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Galesburg's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Galesburg 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 Galesburg is one in 39.

Galesburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Galesburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

53

56

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.47

25.94

27.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Galesburg 1.47
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 681

in Galesburg

1 in 241

in Michigan
Galesburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,043
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.47
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
Galesburg 25.94
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Galesburg

1 in 53

in Michigan
Galesburg Property CRIMES
Population: 2,043
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 30 0
Rate per 1,000 11.26 14.68 0.00
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

Galesburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Galesburg 39
Michigan 28

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