Whitmore Lake, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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

Whitmore Lake has an overall crime rate of 10 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 Whitmore Lake is 1 in 97. How does Whitmore Lake fare compared to other communities in Michigan of all population sizes? Whitmore Lake's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of Michigan communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Whitmore Lake has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Whitmore Lake is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Whitmore 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 Whitmore Lake.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Whitmore Lake's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Whitmore Lake is one in 609.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Whitmore Lake; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 9 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Whitmore Lake Crime Data

 

Crime Index

58

(100 is safest)


Safer than 58% of U.S. Cities

Whitmore Lake Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

58

69

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.64

8.66

10.31

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.64
4.37
National Median: 4
    Whitmore Lake
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 609

in Whitmore Lake

1 in 229

in Michigan

Whitmore Lake VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,694
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
8.66
15.85
National Median: 21
    Whitmore Lake
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 115

in Whitmore Lake

1 in 63

in Michigan

Whitmore Lake Property CRIMES

Population: 6,694
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Whitmore Lake Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
13
25
National Median: 28.3
    Whitmore Lake
    Michigan

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