Sault Ste. Marie, MI
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Sault Ste. Marie has an overall crime rate of 17 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 Sault Ste. Marie is 1 in 59. How does Sault Ste. Marie fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Sault Ste. Marie's crime rate is lower than approximately 37% of Michigan communities.

How does the crime rate in Sault Ste. Marie compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Sault Ste. Marie with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Sault Ste. Marie's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sault Ste. Marie 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 Sault Ste. Marie.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sault Ste. Marie occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Sault Ste. Marie; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 384. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sault Ste. Marie; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Sault Ste. Marie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

Sault Ste. Marie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

197

233

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.60

14.25

16.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sault Ste. Marie 2.60
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 384

in Sault Ste. Marie

1 in 241

in Michigan

Sault Ste. Marie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 13,827
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 12 0 23
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.87 0.00 1.66

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
Sault Ste. Marie 14.25
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 70

in Sault Ste. Marie

1 in 53

in Michigan

Sault Ste. Marie Property CRIMES

Population: 13,827
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 34 157 6
Rate per 1,000 2.46 11.35 0.43

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

Sault Ste. Marie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sault Ste. Marie 16
Michigan 28

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