Grand Haven, MI
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The crime rate in Grand Haven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Grand Haven is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Grand Haven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Grand Haven has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Grand Haven compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Grand Haven with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Grand Haven'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 Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Grand Haven's violent crime rate is 2 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 Grand Haven is one in 582.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grand Haven's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Grand Haven 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 Grand Haven is one in 52.

Grand Haven Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Grand Haven Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

211

230

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.72

19.07

20.79

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grand Haven 1.72
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 582

in Grand Haven

1 in 241

in Michigan
Grand Haven VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,062
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 0 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.72 0.00 0.99
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
Grand Haven 19.07
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Grand Haven

1 in 53

in Michigan
Grand Haven Property CRIMES
Population: 11,062
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 182 6
Rate per 1,000 2.08 16.45 0.54
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

Grand Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grand Haven 36
Michigan 28