Grand Rapids, MI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
5,399
Total Crimes
2,666.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
13.64%
Above National Average
368 out of 431
In Michigan
6,819 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Grand Rapids, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Grand Rapids is 2,666.0 per 100,000 people. That's 13.64% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 44.98% higher than the Michigan total crime rate of 1,838.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Grand Rapids SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
8.5

How Does Grand Rapids Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Grand Rapids
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 5,399 2,666.0 1,838.9 2,346.0
Murder 28 13.8 7.6 6.5
Robbery 192 94.8 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,102 544.2 365.1 279.7
Violent Crime 1,443 712.5 478.0 387.8
Burglary 463 228.6 233.1 314.2
Larceny 2,912 1,437.9 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 581 286.9 184.5 246.0
Property Crime 3,956 1,953.5 1,360.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Grand Rapids

1,443
Violent Crimes
712.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
83.74%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 140.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Grand Rapids each year. That compares to a 1 in 209.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Grand Rapids is 712.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 83.74% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 49.07% higher than the Michigan violent crime rate of 478.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Grand Rapids

3,956
Property Crimes
1,953.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-0.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 51.2 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Grand Rapids each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Grand Rapids is 1,953.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -0.24% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 43.54% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,360.9 per 100,000 people.

Grand Rapids Crime Compared To Michigan Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Michigan.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Grand Rapids

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wyoming, MI 76,071 1,554 2,042.8 1,502.5 540.3
Kentwood, MI 52,263 1,436 2,747.6 2,309.5 438.2
Walker, MI 25,020 561 2,242.2 2,050.4 191.8
Grandville, MI 15,913 435 2,733.6 2,425.7 307.9
East Grand Rapids, MI 12,105 169 1,396.1 1,379.6 16.5
Rockford, MI 6,472 88 1,359.7 1,189.7 170.0
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