Sparta, MI Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2022-04-07
66
Total Crimes
1,490.2
Total Crimes / 100k People
-36.48%
Below National Average
274 out of 431
In Michigan
4,560 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Sparta, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sparta is 1,490.2 per 100,000 people. That's -36.48% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -18.96% lower 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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Sparta SnackAbility

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

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sparta
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 66 1,490.2 1,838.9 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.6 6.5
Robbery 1 22.6 44.5 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2 45.2 365.1 279.7
Violent Crime 4 90.3 478.0 387.8
Burglary 5 112.9 233.1 314.2
Larceny 48 1,083.8 943.3 1,398.0
Car Theft 9 203.2 184.5 246.0
Property Crime 62 1,399.9 1,360.9 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Sparta

4
Violent Crimes
90.3
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-76.71%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 1,107.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 209.2 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sparta is 90.3 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.71% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -81.11% lower than the Michigan violent crime rate of 478.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sparta

62
Property Crimes
1,399.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-28.51%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 71.4 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sparta each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sparta is 1,399.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -28.51% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 2.86% higher than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,360.9 per 100,000 people.

Sparta 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 Sparta

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wyoming, MI 76,071 1,554 2,042.8 1,502.5 540.3
Kentwood, MI 52,263 1,436 2,747.6 2,309.5 438.2
Walker, MI 25,020 561 2,242.2 2,050.4 191.8
Grandville, MI 15,913 435 2,733.6 2,425.7 307.9
East Grand Rapids, MI 12,105 169 1,396.1 1,379.6 16.5
Rockford, MI 6,472 88 1,359.7 1,189.7 170.0
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