Hazel Park, MI
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Hazel Park, 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

The crime rate in Hazel Park is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Hazel Park is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Hazel Park is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Hazel Park has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Hazel Park, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Hazel Park is one in 184.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Hazel Park's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Hazel Park 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 Hazel Park is one in 49.

Importantly, we found that Hazel Park has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in Hazel Park is one in 361.

Hazel Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Hazel Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

90

339

429

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.42

20.43

25.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hazel Park 5.42
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 184

in Hazel Park

1 in 241

in Michigan

Hazel Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,597
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 11 70
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.54 0.66 4.22

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
Hazel Park 20.43
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 49

in Hazel Park

1 in 53

in Michigan

Hazel Park Property CRIMES

Population: 16,597
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 85 208 46
Rate per 1,000 5.12 12.53 2.77

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

Hazel Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hazel Park 152
Michigan 28