South Lyon, MI
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South Lyon, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than South Lyon. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 189. These crime statistics put South Lyon in the elite group of the safest communities in both Michigan and in the nation as a whole.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to South Lyon, and we found that the crime rate in South Lyon is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means South Lyon 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 South Lyon 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 Lyon.

For South Lyon, 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 South Lyon than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1066, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in South Lyon compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in South Lyon is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, South Lyon is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

South Lyon Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

South Lyon Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

51

62

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.94

4.35

5.29

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
South Lyon 0.94
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,066

in South Lyon

1 in 241

in Michigan

South Lyon VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 11,722
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.17 0.09 0.68

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 Lyon 4.35
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 230

in South Lyon

1 in 53

in Michigan

South Lyon Property CRIMES

Population: 11,722
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 46 1
Rate per 1,000 0.34 3.92 0.09

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 Lyon Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
South Lyon 17
Michigan 28