Rochester Hills, MI
Crime Rates



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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 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Rochester Hills is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 76% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Rochester Hills is one in 146. Compared to communities within Michigan, Rochester Hills‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 77% of the state's cities and towns. 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 1288, 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 164.

Rochester Hills Crime Data

 

Crime Index

76

(100 is safest)


Safer than 76% of U.S. Cities

Rochester Hills Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

58

455

513

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

6.09

6.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rochester Hills 0.78
Michigan 4.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,288

in Rochester Hills

1 in 223

in Michigan

Rochester Hills VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 74,696
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 10 8 39
Rate per 1,000 0.01 0.13 0.11 0.52

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Rochester Hills 6.09
Michigan 16.53

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 164

in Rochester Hills

1 in 60

in Michigan

Rochester Hills Property CRIMES

Population: 74,696
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 49 379 27
Rate per 1,000 0.66 5.07 0.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Rochester Hills Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Rochester Hills 16
Michigan 26