Ypsilanti, MI
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Ypsilanti, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

With a crime rate of 51 per one thousand residents, Ypsilanti has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 20. Within Michigan, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Ypsilanti.

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

For Ypsilanti, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Ypsilanti is one in 95.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Ypsilanti experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Ypsilanti is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Ypsilanti, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

Ypsilanti Crime Data

 

Crime Index

6

(100 is safest)


Safer than 6% of U.S. Cities

Ypsilanti Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

209

807

1,016

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.48

40.46

50.94

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ypsilanti 10.48
Michigan 4.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 95

in Ypsilanti

1 in 241

in Michigan

Ypsilanti VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 19,945
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 29 48 129
Rate per 1,000 0.15 1.45 2.41 6.47

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
Ypsilanti 40.46
Michigan 18.86

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in Ypsilanti

1 in 53

in Michigan

Ypsilanti Property CRIMES

Population: 19,945
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 171 599 37
Rate per 1,000 8.57 30.03 1.86

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

Ypsilanti Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ypsilanti 225
Michigan 28