Spring Lake, MI
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Spring Lake, 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

Spring Lake is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (63%) and also has a lower crime rate than 60% of the communities in Michigan, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Spring Lake is one in 86 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

How does the crime rate in Spring Lake compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Spring Lake with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Spring Lake'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 Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 496. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Spring Lake 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 Spring Lake than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 103.

Spring Lake Crime Data

 

Crime Index

63

(100 is safest)


Safer than 63% of U.S. Cities

Spring Lake Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

24

29

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.02

9.68

11.69

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Spring Lake 2.02
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 496

in Spring Lake

1 in 241

in Michigan

Spring Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,480
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Spring Lake 9.68
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 103

in Spring Lake

1 in 53

in Michigan

Spring Lake Property CRIMES

Population: 2,480
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Spring Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Spring Lake 17
Michigan 28