Houghton, MI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
116
Total Crimes
1,444.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-41.67%
Below National Average
243 out of 432
In Michigan
4,703 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Houghton, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Houghton is 1,444.8 per 100,000 people. That's -41.67% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -28.56% lower than the Michigan total crime rate of 2,022.5 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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Houghton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
3
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
10

How Does Houghton Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Houghton
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 116 1,444.8 2,022.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 1 12.5 305.9 250.2
Violent Crime 3 37.4 437.4 366.7
Burglary 1 12.5 286.1 340.5
Larceny 108 1,345.1 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 4 49.8 177.7 219.9
Property Crime 113 1,407.4 1,585.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Houghton

3.0
Violent Crimes
37.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-89.81%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 2,676.3 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Houghton each year. That compares to a 1 in 228.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Houghton is 37.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -89.81% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -91.46% lower than the Michigan violent crime rate of 437.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Houghton

113.0
Property Crimes
1,407.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-33.30%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.1 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Houghton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Houghton is 1,407.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -33.30% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -11.21% lower than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,585.0 per 100,000 people.

Houghton 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 Houghton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Hancock, MI 4,533 36 794.2 683.9 110.3
Laurium, MI 1,912 21 1,098.3 1,098.3 0.0
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