Wayland, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Wayland has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wayland is 1 in 78. How does Wayland fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Wayland's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Michigan communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Wayland 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 Wayland; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 341. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wayland; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 10 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wayland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

47

(100 is safest)


Safer than 47% of U.S. Cities

Wayland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

44

57

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.93

9.92

12.85

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.93
4.73
National Median: 4
    Wayland
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 341

in Wayland

1 in 212

in Michigan

Wayland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,435
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 1 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.13 0.23 1.58

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
9.92
13.46
National Median: 19
    Wayland
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Wayland

1 in 74

in Michigan

Wayland Property CRIMES

Population: 4,435
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 32 3
Rate per 1,000 2.03 7.22 0.68

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Wayland Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
19
23
National Median: 26.9
    Wayland
    Michigan