Novi, MI
Crime Rates

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Novi, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Novi is safer than 61% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Michigan, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Novi. If you live in Novi, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 88. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Novi, and we found that the crime rate in Novi is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Novi is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

For Novi, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Novi than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1244, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Novi; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Novi Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Novi Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Novi 0.80
Michigan 4.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,244

in Novi

1 in 222

in Michigan


Population: 59,715
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 12 7 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.12 0.49


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Novi 10.50
Michigan 18.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 95

in Novi

1 in 56

in Michigan

Novi Property CRIMES

Population: 59,715
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 44 550 33
Rate per 1,000 0.74 9.21 0.55

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Novi Crimes Per Square Mile

Novi 22
Michigan 28