Melvindale, MI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
283
Total Crimes
2,757.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
11.33%
Above National Average
369 out of 432
In Michigan
7,500 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Melvindale, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Melvindale is 2,757.2 per 100,000 people. That's 11.33% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 36.33% higher 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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Melvindale SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
4
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Melvindale
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 283 2,757.2 2,022.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 2 19.5 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 40 389.7 305.9 250.2
Violent Crime 47 457.9 437.4 366.7
Burglary 35 341.0 286.1 340.5
Larceny 172 1,675.8 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 29 282.5 177.7 219.9
Property Crime 236 2,299.3 1,585.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Melvindale

47.0
Violent Crimes
457.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
24.87%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 218.4 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Melvindale each year. That compares to a 1 in 228.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Melvindale is 457.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 24.87% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 4.68% higher than the Michigan violent crime rate of 437.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Melvindale

236.0
Property Crimes
2,299.3
Property Crimes / 100k People
8.98%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 43.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Melvindale each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Melvindale is 2,299.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 8.98% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 45.06% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,585.0 per 100,000 people.

Melvindale 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 Melvindale

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dearborn, MI 93,902 2,409 2,565.4 2,240.6 324.8
Livonia, MI 93,644 1,578 1,685.1 1,506.8 178.3
Taylor, MI 60,923 1,764 2,895.5 2,275.0 620.5
Royal Oak, MI 59,742 500 836.9 734.8 102.1
Dearborn Heights, MI 55,368 1,101 1,988.5 1,578.5 410.0
Lincoln Park, MI 36,336 1,036 2,851.2 2,234.7 616.5
Southgate, MI 28,979 805 2,777.9 2,522.5 255.4
Allen Park, MI 26,945 544 2,018.9 1,840.8 178.1
Wyandotte, MI 24,829 413 1,663.4 1,425.8 237.6
Inkster, MI 24,268 837 3,449.0 2,451.8 997.2
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