Shelby, MI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
52
Total Crimes
2,559.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
3.33%
Above National Average
359 out of 432
In Michigan
7,179 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Shelby, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Shelby is 2,559.1 per 100,000 people. That's 3.33% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 26.53% 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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Shelby SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
5
Amenities
6
Education
4
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Shelby
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 52 2,559.1 2,022.5 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 10 492.1 305.9 250.2
Violent Crime 10 492.1 437.4 366.7
Burglary 5 246.1 286.1 340.5
Larceny 37 1,820.9 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 0 0.0 177.7 219.9
Property Crime 42 2,066.9 1,585.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Shelby

10.0
Violent Crimes
492.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
34.20%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 203.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Shelby each year. That compares to a 1 in 228.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Shelby is 492.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 34.20% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 12.50% higher than the Michigan violent crime rate of 437.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Shelby

42.0
Property Crimes
2,066.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-2.04%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 48.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Shelby each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Shelby is 2,066.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -2.04% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 30.40% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,585.0 per 100,000 people.

Shelby 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 Shelby

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Muskegon, MI 37,178 1,601 4,306.3 3,477.9 828.4
Norton Shores, MI 24,702 514 2,080.8 1,931.0 149.8
Grand Haven, MI 11,155 201 1,801.9 1,550.9 251.0
Muskegon Heights, MI 10,717 776 7,240.8 5,076.0 2,164.8
Big Rapids, MI 10,389 161 1,549.7 1,299.5 250.3
Ludington, MI 8,144 168 2,062.9 1,669.9 392.9
Manistee, MI 6,103 122 1,999.0 1,622.2 376.9
Whitehall, MI 2,785 49 1,759.4 1,651.7 107.7
Montague, MI 2,359 36 1,526.1 1,398.9 127.2
Hart, MI 2,089 148 7,084.7 6,270.9 813.8
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