Harbor Springs, MI
Crime Rates

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Harbor Springs, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in Harbor Springs is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 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 Harbor Springs is 1 in 45. Based on FBI crime data, Harbor Springs is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Harbor Springs has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Harbor Springs, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Harbor Springs than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1203, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Harbor Springs's rate for property crime is 22 per one thousand population. This makes Harbor Springs 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 Harbor Springs is one in 46.

Harbor Springs Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 28% of U.S. Cities

Harbor Springs Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Harbor Springs 0.83
Michigan 4.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,203

in Harbor Springs

1 in 222

in Michigan


Population: 1,203
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.83 0.00 0.00


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Harbor Springs 21.61
Michigan 18.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 46

in Harbor Springs

1 in 56

in Michigan

Harbor Springs Property CRIMES

Population: 1,203
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 22 0
Rate per 1,000 3.33 18.29 0.00

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Harbor Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Harbor Springs 21
Michigan 28

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