South Haven, MI
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South Haven, 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

With a crime rate of 72 per one thousand residents, South Haven has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within Michigan, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than South Haven.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,356, South Haven has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether South Haven does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as South Haven.

Now let us turn to take a look at how South Haven 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 South Haven.

For South Haven, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in South Haven is one in 106.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in South Haven is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In South Haven, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 62 per one thousand population.

South Haven Crime Data

 

Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

South Haven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

41

271

312

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.41

62.21

71.63

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Haven 9.41
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 106

in South Haven

1 in 241

in Michigan

South Haven VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,356
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 11 17
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.98 2.53 3.90

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
South Haven 62.21
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in South Haven

1 in 53

in Michigan

South Haven Property CRIMES

Population: 4,356
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 230 8
Rate per 1,000 7.58 52.80 1.84

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

South Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Haven 89
Michigan 28