Spring Lake, MI
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With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 12 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Spring Lake is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 63% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Spring Lake is one in 86. Compared to communities within Michigan, Spring Lake‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 60% of the state's cities and towns.

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