Southfield, MI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
1,597
Total Crimes
2,193.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-6.49%
Below National Average
347 out of 431
In Michigan
6,107 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Southfield, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Southfield is 2,193.9 per 100,000 people. That's -6.49% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 19.30% 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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Southfield SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Southfield
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,597 2,193.9 1,838.9 2,346.0
Murder 3 4.1 7.6 6.5
Robbery 35 48.1 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 217 298.1 365.1 279.7
Violent Crime 288 395.6 478.0 387.8
Burglary 190 261.0 233.1 314.2
Larceny 759 1,042.7 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 360 494.5 184.5 246.0
Property Crime 1,309 1,798.2 1,360.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Southfield

288
Violent Crimes
395.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
2.02%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 252.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Southfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 209.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Southfield is 395.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 2.02% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -17.23% lower than the Michigan violent crime rate of 478.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Southfield

1,309
Property Crimes
1,798.2
Property Crimes / 100k People
-8.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 55.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Southfield each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Southfield is 1,798.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -8.17% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 32.14% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,360.9 per 100,000 people.

Southfield 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 Southfield

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cambridge, MA 119,938 2,541 2,118.6 1,834.3 284.3
Brockton, MA 99,171 2,411 2,431.2 1,672.9 758.3
Quincy, MA 94,519 1,449 1,533.0 1,212.5 320.6
Newton, MA 88,281 534 604.9 550.5 54.4
Somerville, MA 81,552 1,119 1,372.1 1,184.5 187.6
Brookline, MA 59,057 735 1,244.6 1,137.9 106.7
Randolph, MA 32,052 384 1,198.1 929.7 268.3
Needham, MA 31,586 141 446.4 370.4 76.0
Milton, MA 27,600 113 409.4 380.4 29.0
Hingham, MA 25,816 190 736.0 542.3 193.7
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