Jenison, 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 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 8 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Jenison is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 65% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Jenison is one in 124. Compared to communities within Michigan, Jenison‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 58% of the state's cities and towns.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Jenison has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Jenison is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Jenison 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 Jenison.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Jenison'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 Jenison is one in 640.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Jenison is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Jenison than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 154.

Jenison Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Jenison Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

26

108

134

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.56

6.49

8.05

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.56
4.73
National Median: 4
    Jenison
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 640

in Jenison

1 in 212

in Michigan

Jenison VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,640
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.49
13.46
National Median: 19
    Jenison
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 154

in Jenison

1 in 74

in Michigan

Jenison Property CRIMES

Population: 16,640
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Jenison Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
23
23
National Median: 26.9
    Jenison
    Michigan