Port Huron, MI
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Port Huron, 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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

The crime rate in Port Huron is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Port Huron is 1 in 28. Based on FBI crime data, Port Huron is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Port Huron has a crime rate that is higher than 91% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes. In fact, after researching dangerous places to live, NeighborhoodScout found Port Huron to be one of the top 100 most dangerous cities in the U.S.A.

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

For Port Huron, 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 Port Huron is one in 104.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port Huron's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Port Huron 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 Port Huron is one in 39.

Port Huron Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Port Huron Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

282

754

1,036

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.65

25.79

35.44

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Huron 9.65
Michigan 4.59

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 104

in Port Huron

1 in 218

in Michigan

Port Huron VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 29,231
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 49 24 208
Rate per 1,000 0.03 1.68 0.82 7.12

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Huron 25.79
Michigan 19.10

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 39

in Port Huron

1 in 52

in Michigan

Port Huron Property CRIMES

Population: 29,231
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 203 513 38
Rate per 1,000 6.94 17.55 1.30

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Port Huron Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port Huron 126
Michigan 29