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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 2022 calendar year; released from FBI in Oct. 2023 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2023 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Rochester Hills has an overall crime rate of 8 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rochester Hills is 1 in 130. How does Rochester Hills fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Rochester Hills's crime rate is lower than approximately 57% of Michigan communities. It is for these reasons that Rochester Hills is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

However, 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 1287, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Rochester Hills; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 7 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Rochester Hills Crime Data

total Crime Index

59

(100 is safest)


Safer than 59% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Rochester Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

524

583

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

6.90

7.68

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.78
4.61
National Median: 4
    Rochester Hills
    Michigan

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,287

in Rochester Hills

1 in 217

in Michigan

Rochester Hills Violent Crimes

Population: 75,936
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 11 2 45
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.14 0.03 0.59

United States Violent Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,156 133,294 220,450 893,980
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.40 0.66 2.68

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
6.9
15.37
National Median: 20
    Rochester Hills
    Michigan

Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 145

in Rochester Hills

1 in 65

in Michigan

Property Crimes

Population: 75,936
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 32 429 63
Rate per 1,000 0.42 5.65 0.83

United States Property Crimes

Population: 333,287,557
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 899,293 4,672,363 942,173
Rate per 1,000 2.70 14.02 2.83

Rochester Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
18
25
National Median: 27.0
    Rochester Hills
    Michigan