Royal Oak, MI
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Royal Oak, MI crime analytics


According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Royal Oak is safer than 60% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Michigan, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Royal Oak. If you live in Royal Oak, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 81. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak, and we found that the crime rate in Royal Oak is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak.

For Royal Oak, 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 Royal Oak than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1054, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Royal Oak; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Royal Oak Crime Data

 
Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Royal Oak Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

56

675

731

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.95

11.44

12.39

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Royal Oak 0.95
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,054

in Royal Oak

1 in 241

in Michigan
Royal Oak VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 59,008
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 13 8 33
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.22 0.14 0.56
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
Royal Oak 11.44
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 87

in Royal Oak

1 in 53

in Michigan
Royal Oak Property CRIMES
Population: 59,008
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 99 549 27
Rate per 1,000 1.68 9.30 0.46
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

Royal Oak Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Royal Oak 62
Michigan 28