Shepherd, MI
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Shepherd, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Shepherd has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Shepherd is 1 in 56. How does Shepherd fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Shepherd's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Michigan communities.

However, when you compare Shepherd to other communities of similar population, then Shepherd crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Shepherd does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Shepherd 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 Shepherd.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Shepherd 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 Shepherd; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 502. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Shepherd; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Shepherd Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Shepherd Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

24

27

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.99

15.93

17.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shepherd 1.99
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 502

in Shepherd

1 in 241

in Michigan

Shepherd VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,507
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.99

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
Shepherd 15.93
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Shepherd

1 in 53

in Michigan

Shepherd Property CRIMES

Population: 1,507
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 20 0
Rate per 1,000 2.65 13.27 0.00

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

Shepherd Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shepherd 28
Michigan 28