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Crime rate in Benton Harbor, Michigan (MI): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


Crime rates in Benton Harbor by year

Type

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2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(8.8)
2
(18.0)
3
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
2
(18.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.9)
3
(29.9)
1
(10.0)
3
(30.0)
1
(10.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
17
(150.3)
14
(126.3)
19
(172.0)
13
(119.7)
9
(83.9)
6
(56.8)
9
(84.3)
8
(74.3)
14
(139.2)
22
(219.1)
33
(329.5)
13
(129.8)
15
(150.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
32
(283.0)
28
(252.6)
37
(335.0)
10
(92.1)
10
(93.3)
28
(265.0)
20
(187.3)
15
(139.4)
53
(527.2)
60
(597.7)
80
(798.9)
64
(639.2)
41
(411.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
253
(2,237.4)
277
(2,499.1)
272
(2,462.4)
215
(1,979.7)
153
(1,427.0)
103
(974.7)
91
(852.3)
112
(1,040.9)
168
(1,671.0)
140
(1,394.6)
139
(1,388.1)
146
(1,458.3)
122
(1,224.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
249
(2,202.0)
239
(2,156.3)
305
(2,761.2)
137
(1,261.5)
136
(1,268.4)
135
(1,277.6)
84
(786.7)
109
(1,013.0)
396
(3,938.7)
304
(3,028.2)
175
(1,747.6)
121
(1,208.5)
137
(1,375.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
364
(3,219.0)
344
(3,103.6)
411
(3,720.8)
213
(1,961.3)
209
(1,949.3)
126
(1,192.4)
140
(1,311.2)
127
(1,180.3)
439
(4,366.4)
377
(3,755.4)
341
(3,405.2)
265
(2,646.8)
258
(2,589.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
77
(680.9)
91
(821.0)
83
(751.4)
45
(414.4)
39
(363.7)
24
(227.1)
26
(243.5)
11
(102.2)
29
(288.4)
25
(249.0)
23
(229.7)
16
(159.8)
43
(431.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
15
(132.6)
19
(171.4)
6
(54.3)
2
(18.4)
4
(37.3)
1
(9.5)
5
(46.8)
4
(37.2)
8
(79.6)
10
(99.6)
4
(39.9)
6
(59.9)
5
(50.2)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 283.1)945.6988.61114.0719.2613.7475.2421.1435.81097.11075.41077.8850.5743.3

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 301 registered sex offenders living in Benton Harbor, Michigan as of August 18, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Benton Harbor to the number of sex offenders is 33 to 1.


City-Data.com crime index in Benton Harbor, MI compared to other U.S. cities:

See how dangerous Benton Harbor, MI is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Benton Harbor:

743.3
St. Joseph:

131.1
Coloma:

549.3
Watervliet:

228.6
Eau Claire:

66.5
Bridgman:

92.0
Hartford:

91.8
Dowagiac:

348.5
Buchanan:

311.9
Violent crime rate in 2016
Benton Harbor:

988.7
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Benton Harbor:

1,238.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Benton Harbor:

1,443.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Benton Harbor:

1,275.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Benton Harbor:

1,258.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2009
Benton Harbor:

664.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Benton Harbor:

604.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Benton Harbor:

676.6
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Benton Harbor:

881.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Benton Harbor:

1,155.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Benton Harbor:

1,524.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Benton Harbor:

1,443.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Benton Harbor:

1,340.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Benton Harbor:

469.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Benton Harbor:

398.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Benton Harbor:

554.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Benton Harbor:

830.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Benton Harbor:

1,049.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2009
Benton Harbor:

277.0
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Benton Harbor:

259.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Benton Harbor:

349.2
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Benton Harbor:

405.7
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Benton Harbor:

412.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Benton Harbor:

798.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Benton Harbor:

665.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Benton Harbor:

660.1
U.S. Average:

336.9

Murders per 100,000 population

Rapes per 100,000 population

Robberies per 100,000 population

Assaults per 100,000 population

Burglaries per 100,000 population

Thefts per 100,000 population

Auto thefts per 100,000 population

Arson per 100,000 population

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 25 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Michigan average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Michigan average:

1.78

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Michigan average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Michigan average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Michigan average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 22 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.99
Michigan average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 24 (20 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 30 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 35 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 39 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Michigan average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 42 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 44 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 41 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.77
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 31 (24 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Michigan average:

2.05


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Benton Harbor

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Zip codes: 49022, 49085.