Traverse City, MI Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
297
Total Crimes
1,883.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-23.97%
Below National Average
296 out of 432
In Michigan
5,858 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Traverse City, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Traverse City is 1,883.1 per 100,000 people. That's -23.97% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -6.89% lower 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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Traverse City SnackAbility

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

How Does Traverse City Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Traverse City
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 297 1,883.1 2,022.5 2,476.7
Murder 3 19.0 5.6 5.0
Robbery 4 25.4 53.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 44 279.0 305.9 250.2
Violent Crime 66 418.5 437.4 366.7
Burglary 27 171.2 286.1 340.5
Larceny 197 1,249.0 1,121.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 7 44.4 177.7 219.9
Property Crime 231 1,464.6 1,585.0 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Traverse City

66.0
Violent Crimes
418.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
14.12%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 239.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Traverse City each year. That compares to a 1 in 228.6 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Traverse City is 418.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 14.12% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -4.34% lower than the Michigan violent crime rate of 437.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Traverse City

231.0
Property Crimes
1,464.6
Property Crimes / 100k People
-30.58%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 68.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Traverse City each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Traverse City is 1,464.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -30.58% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -7.60% lower than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,585.0 per 100,000 people.

Traverse City Crime Compared To Michigan Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Michigan.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.
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