Muskegon, MI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
1,601
Total Crimes
4,306.3
Total Crimes / 100k People
73.87%
Above National Average
409 out of 432
In Michigan
8,926 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Muskegon, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Muskegon is 4,306.3 per 100,000 people. That's 73.87% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 112.92% 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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Muskegon SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Muskegon
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,601 4,306.3 2,022.5 2,476.7
Murder 8 21.5 5.6 5.0
Robbery 46 123.7 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 227 610.6 305.9 250.2
Violent Crime 308 828.4 437.4 366.7
Burglary 252 677.8 286.1 340.5
Larceny 911 2,450.4 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 130 349.7 177.7 219.9
Property Crime 1,293 3,477.9 1,585.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Muskegon

308.0
Violent Crimes
828.4
Violent Crimes / 100k People
125.92%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 120.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Muskegon each year. That compares to a 1 in 228.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Muskegon is 828.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 125.92% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 89.39% higher than the Michigan violent crime rate of 437.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Muskegon

1,293.0
Property Crimes
3,477.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
64.84%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Muskegon each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Muskegon is 3,477.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 64.84% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 119.42% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,585.0 per 100,000 people.

Muskegon 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 Muskegon

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wyoming, MI 76,295 1,490 1,952.9 1,470.6 482.3
Kentwood, MI 52,274 1,273 2,435.2 2,125.3 309.9
Norton Shores, MI 24,702 514 2,080.8 1,931.0 149.8
East Grand Rapids, MI 12,040 103 855.5 822.3 33.2
Muskegon Heights, MI 10,717 776 7,240.8 5,076.0 2,164.8
Rockford, MI 6,377 69 1,082.0 940.9 141.1
North Muskegon, MI 3,797 53 1,395.8 1,343.2 52.7
Roosevelt Park, MI 3,793 257 6,775.6 6,696.5 79.1
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