Hillsdale, MI
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The crime rate in Hillsdale is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Hillsdale is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Hillsdale is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Hillsdale has a crime rate that is higher than 67% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Hillsdale occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Hillsdale; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 263. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Hillsdale; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Hillsdale Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Hillsdale Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

31

124

155

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.80

15.19

18.99

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Hillsdale 3.80
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 263

in Hillsdale

1 in 241

in Michigan
Hillsdale VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,163
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 1 16
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.72 0.12 1.96
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
Hillsdale 15.19
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 66

in Hillsdale

1 in 53

in Michigan
Hillsdale Property CRIMES
Population: 8,163
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 29 91 4
Rate per 1,000 3.55 11.15 0.49
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

Hillsdale Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Hillsdale 25
Michigan 28

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