Owosso, MI
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The crime rate in Owosso is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 Owosso is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Owosso is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Owosso has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Owosso, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Owosso is one in 155.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Owosso's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Owosso 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 Owosso is one in 32.

Owosso Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Owosso Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

95

464

559

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.46

31.57

38.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Owosso 6.46
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 155

in Owosso

1 in 241

in Michigan
Owosso VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 14,699
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 31 3 61
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.11 0.20 4.15
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
Owosso 31.57
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Owosso

1 in 53

in Michigan
Owosso Property CRIMES
Population: 14,699
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 112 330 22
Rate per 1,000 7.62 22.45 1.50
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

Owosso Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Owosso 104
Michigan 28