Melvindale, MI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
315
Total Crimes
3,088.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
31.65%
Above National Average
390 out of 431
In Michigan
7,295 out of 8,904
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 3,088.5 per 100,000 people. That's 31.65% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 67.96% 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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Melvindale SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
4
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 315 3,088.5 1,838.9 2,346.0
Murder 1 9.8 7.6 6.5
Robbery 6 58.8 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 87 853.0 365.1 279.7
Violent Crime 101 990.3 478.0 387.8
Burglary 32 313.8 233.1 314.2
Larceny 151 1,480.5 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 31 304.0 184.5 246.0
Property Crime 214 2,098.2 1,360.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Melvindale

101
Violent Crimes
990.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
155.36%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 101.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Melvindale each year. That compares to a 1 in 209.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Melvindale is 990.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 155.36% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 107.17% higher than the Michigan violent crime rate of 478.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Melvindale

214
Property Crimes
2,098.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
7.15%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 47.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Melvindale each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Melvindale is 2,098.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 7.15% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 54.18% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,360.9 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 93,507 1,939 2,073.6 1,777.4 296.2
Livonia, MI 93,342 1,405 1,505.2 1,281.3 223.9
Taylor, MI 60,698 1,479 2,436.7 1,825.4 611.2
Royal Oak, MI 59,506 440 739.4 668.8 70.6
Dearborn Heights, MI 55,105 1,060 1,923.6 1,395.5 528.1
Lincoln Park, MI 36,336 1,036 2,851.2 2,234.7 616.5
Southgate, MI 28,848 590 2,045.2 1,750.6 294.6
Allen Park, MI 26,809 479 1,786.7 1,421.2 365.5
Wyandotte, MI 24,829 413 1,663.4 1,425.8 237.6
Inkster, MI 24,173 861 3,561.8 2,246.3 1,315.5
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