Sturgis, MI
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The crime rate in Sturgis is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Sturgis is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Sturgis is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Sturgis has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Sturgis to other communities of similar population, then Sturgis crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sturgis 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 Sturgis 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 Sturgis.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sturgis 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 Sturgis; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 195. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Sturgis's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Sturgis a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Sturgis is one in 34.

Sturgis Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Sturgis Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

56

318

374

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.14

29.19

34.32

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sturgis 5.14
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 195

in Sturgis

1 in 241

in Michigan
Sturgis VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,896
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 3 40
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.19 0.28 3.67
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
Sturgis 29.19
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 34

in Sturgis

1 in 53

in Michigan
Sturgis Property CRIMES
Population: 10,896
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 33 266 19
Rate per 1,000 3.03 24.41 1.74
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

Sturgis Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sturgis 58
Michigan 28