Rochester Hills, MI
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Rochester Hills, 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, Rochester Hills is safer than 81% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Michigan, only on the order of 18% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Rochester Hills. If you live in Rochester Hills, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 140. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36. It is for these reasons that Rochester Hills is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Rochester Hills, and we found that the crime rate in Rochester Hills is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Rochester Hills 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 Rochester Hills 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 Rochester Hills.

For Rochester Hills, 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 Rochester Hills than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1686, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Rochester Hills is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Rochester Hills than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 153.

Rochester Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

81

(100 is safest)


Safer than 81% of U.S. Cities

Rochester Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

44

485

529

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.59

6.54

7.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rochester Hills 0.59
Michigan 4.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,686

in Rochester Hills

1 in 222

in Michigan

Rochester Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 74,205
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 14 4 26
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.19 0.05 0.35

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

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)

Crime
Rochester Hills 6.54
Michigan 18.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 153

in Rochester Hills

1 in 56

in Michigan

Rochester Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 74,205
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 53 412 20
Rate per 1,000 0.71 5.55 0.27

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

Rochester Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rochester Hills 16
Michigan 28