Ludington, MI
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The crime rate in Ludington 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 Ludington is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Ludington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Ludington has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Ludington 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 Ludington; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 448. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Ludington's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Ludington 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 Ludington is one in 42.

Ludington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

25

(100 is safest)


Safer than 25% of U.S. Cities

Ludington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

191

209

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.23

23.70

25.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ludington 2.23
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 448

in Ludington

1 in 241

in Michigan
Ludington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,058
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Ludington 23.70
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Ludington

1 in 53

in Michigan
Ludington Property CRIMES
Population: 8,058
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Ludington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ludington 56
Michigan 28

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