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


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

Crime rate in Buchanan, MI

The 2018 crime rate in Buchanan, MI was 201 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.4 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 68.1% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Buchanan crime rate fell by 27% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Buchanan has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Buchanan, MI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Buchanan:

201.3
Niles:

356.0
Roseland:

628.8
Eau Claire:

33.2
South Bend:

509.2
Bridgman:

117.4
Three Oaks:

159.5
Mishawaka:

328.6
Dowagiac:

348.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Buchanan by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2009

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
3
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
8
(184.2)
9
(208.3)
6
(136.7)
6
(137.2)
5
(115.1)
6
(139.1)
1
(23.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(65.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(46.1)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.9)
2
(46.0)
1
(23.2)
2
(46.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
17
(371.3)
1
(22.1)
11
(253.3)
19
(439.8)
15
(341.8)
15
(342.9)
15
(345.3)
9
(208.6)
16
(372.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
21
(458.6)
3
(66.4)
20
(460.5)
26
(601.9)
15
(341.8)
22
(503.0)
21
(483.4)
15
(347.7)
8
(186.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(3,472)
12
(265.5)
178
(4,099)
150
(3,472)
158
(3,601)
124
(2,835)
110
(2,532)
69
(1,599)
79
(1,840)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(21.8)
0
(0.0)
5
(115.1)
6
(138.9)
4
(91.2)
1
(22.9)
1
(23.0)
4
(92.7)
4
(93.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(43.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)319.119.7417.2453.7353.0335.6311.9255.7201.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 28 registered sex offenders living in Buchanan, Michigan as of January 22, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Buchanan is 156 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Buchanan:

232.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Buchanan:

255.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Buchanan:

310.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Buchanan:

320.1
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Buchanan:

307.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Buchanan:

439.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Buchanan:

333.9
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Buchanan:

11.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Buchanan:

283.9
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Buchanan:

57.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2002
Buchanan:

64.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Buchanan:

143.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Buchanan:

163.4
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Buchanan:

226.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Buchanan:

245.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Buchanan:

262.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2009
Buchanan:

314.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Buchanan:

314.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Buchanan:

26.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Buchanan:

268.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Buchanan:

47.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2002
Buchanan:

86.6
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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Michigan average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.09
Michigan average:

1.64

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Michigan average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.82
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Michigan average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.79
Michigan average:

1.89

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Michigan average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Michigan average:

2.02

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Michigan average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Michigan average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.03
Michigan average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 10 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Michigan average:

2.05

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Buchanan, MI
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 49107.