Iron River, MI
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Iron River has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 24. Within Michigan, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Iron River.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 2,904, Iron River has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Iron River does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Iron River.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Iron River 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 Iron River.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Iron River 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 Iron River; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 194. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Iron River experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Iron River's rate for property crime is 37 per one thousand population. This makes Iron River 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 Iron River is one in 27.

Iron River Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Iron River Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

106

121

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.17

36.50

41.67

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Iron River 5.17
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 194

in Iron River

1 in 241

in Michigan
Iron River VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,904
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.34 1.72 0.34 2.75
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
Iron River 36.50
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Iron River

1 in 53

in Michigan
Iron River Property CRIMES
Population: 2,904
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 77 5
Rate per 1,000 8.26 26.52 1.72
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

Iron River Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Iron River 18
Michigan 28

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