Royal Oak, MI
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Royal Oak, 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, Royal Oak is safer than 65% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Michigan, only on the order of 38% 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 97. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 36. 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 1002, 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 Royal Oak 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 Royal Oak than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 107.

Royal Oak Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Royal Oak Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

59

553

612

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.00

9.36

10.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Royal Oak 1.00
Michigan 4.50

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,002

in Royal Oak

1 in 222

in Michigan

Royal Oak VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 59,112
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 8 8 43
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.14 0.14 0.73

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
Royal Oak 9.36
Michigan 18.00

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 107

in Royal Oak

1 in 56

in Michigan

Royal Oak Property CRIMES

Population: 59,112
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 48 453 52
Rate per 1,000 0.81 7.66 0.88

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

Royal Oak Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Royal Oak 52
Michigan 28