River Rouge, MI
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River Rouge, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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 River Rouge is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 River Rouge is 1 in 41. Based on FBI crime data, River Rouge is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, River Rouge has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For River Rouge, 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 River Rouge is one in 161.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that River Rouge experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that River Rouge's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes River Rouge 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 River Rouge is one in 54.

River Rouge Crime Data

 

Crime Index

27

(100 is safest)


Safer than 27% of U.S. Cities

River Rouge Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

47

139

186

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.23

18.42

24.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
River Rouge 6.23
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 161

in River Rouge

1 in 241

in Michigan

River Rouge VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 7,546
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 4 8 34
Rate per 1,000 0.13 0.53 1.06 4.51

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
River Rouge 18.42
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in River Rouge

1 in 53

in Michigan

River Rouge Property CRIMES

Population: 7,546
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 85 17
Rate per 1,000 4.90 11.26 2.25

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

River Rouge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
River Rouge 67
Michigan 28