Detroit Crime Rate Report (Michigan)

Detroit crime statistics report an overall downward trend in crime based on data from 12 years with violent crime decreasing and property crime decreasing. Based on this trend, the crime rate in Detroit for 2014 is expected to be lower than in 2010.

The city violent crime rate for Detroit in 2010 was higher than the national violent crime rate average by 367.58% and the city property crime rate in Detroit was higher than the national property crime rate average by 80.6%.

In 2010 the city violent crime rate in Detroit was higher than the violent crime rate in Michigan by 284.94% and the city property crime rate in Detroit was higher than the property crime rate in Michigan by 95.79%.
Detroit Property Crime vs. State and National Per Capita Detroit Violent Crime vs. State and National Per Capita

Detroit Crime Statistics
Summary Report

2010 Crime (Actual Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault10,723
Arson1,082
Burglary17,090
Forcible Rape405
Larceny and Theft18,095
Motor Vehicle Theft12,602
Murder and Manslaughter310
Robbery5,538
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)69,763
Property Crime47,787
Violent Crime16,976
2014 Crime (Projected Data)*Incidents
Aggravated Assault10,564
Arson0
Burglary20,635
Forcible Rape117
Larceny and Theft11,999
Motor Vehicle Theft7,997
Murder and Manslaughter306
Robbery5,700
Crime Rate (Total Incidents)61,666
Property Crime39,690
Violent Crime16,686

Property and Violent Crime Totals

Detroit Property Crime Detroit Violent Crime

Actual versus Projected Crime Totals

Detroit Crime 2010 Detroit Crime 2014

City versus State versus National Crime Comparison

Detroit Property Crime vs. State and National Comparison Detroit Violent Crime vs. State and National Comparison
* The source of actual data on this Detroit, Michigan crime rate report is the FBI Report of Offenses Known to Law Enforcement for the corresponding year or years. Arson numbers are reported inconsistently. Zero values may indicate the data was not available. The projected crime rate data displayed above was generated from the trends and crime data available from previous years of actual reported data. In this case, the Detroit crime report data for 2014 was projected from 12 years of actual data. The last year of actual available crime data, as reported above, was 2010.

The FBI cautions the data users against comparing yearly statistical data solely on the basis of their population coverage. The comparisons made herein are thus, only meaningful upon further examination of all variables that affect crime in each reported city, state or other reported jurisdicition.
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