Woodhaven, MI
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The crime rate in Woodhaven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Woodhaven is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Woodhaven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Michigan, Woodhaven has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Woodhaven'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 Woodhaven is one in 627.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Woodhaven's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Woodhaven 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 Woodhaven is one in 51.

Woodhaven Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Woodhaven Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

245

265

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.60

19.54

21.13

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Woodhaven 1.60
Michigan 4.16
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 627

in Woodhaven

1 in 241

in Michigan
Woodhaven VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 12,539
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 5 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.40 0.96
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
Woodhaven 19.54
Michigan 18.86
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 51

in Woodhaven

1 in 53

in Michigan
Woodhaven Property CRIMES
Population: 12,539
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 15 204 26
Rate per 1,000 1.20 16.27 2.07
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

Woodhaven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Woodhaven 41
Michigan 28