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


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

Crime rate in Lansing, MI

The 2019 crime rate in Lansing, MI is 469 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.7 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 94.7% U.S. cities. The 2019 Lansing crime rate fell by 3% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 12 - an increase of 4 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Lansing has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Lansing, MI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Lansing:

468.9
East Lansing:

180.0
De Witt:

58.9
Bath:

95.2
Grand Ledge:

90.9
Mason:

101.6
Potterville:

4.4
Williamston:

98.2
Eaton Rapids:

297.5
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Lansing by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
6
(5.2)
16
(14.1)
11
(9.6)
11
(9.7)
10
(8.9)
8
(7.0)
13
(11.3)
8
(7.0)
10
(8.8)
9
(7.8)
9
(7.8)
14
(12.0)
8
(6.8)
12
(10.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
105
(91.1)
92
(81.0)
95
(83.0)
89
(78.5)
97
(86.4)
90
(78.8)
92
(80.2)
127
(111.5)
117
(102.7)
118
(102.9)
142
(123.3)
108
(92.9)
149
(126.9)
140
(117.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
262
(227.4)
269
(236.7)
269
(235.1)
255
(224.9)
262
(233.4)
275
(240.8)
203
(177.0)
256
(224.7)
250
(219.5)
265
(231.0)
260
(225.7)
238
(204.6)
182
(155.1)
178
(149.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
800
(694.3)
867
(762.9)
806
(704.5)
845
(745.2)
867
(772.4)
796
(697.0)
770
(671.4)
813
(713.7)
895
(785.8)
935
(815.2)
930
(807.3)
961
(826.3)
962
(819.6)
983
(826.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,249
(1,084)
1,252
(1,102)
1,462
(1,278)
1,340
(1,182)
1,410
(1,256)
1,650
(1,445)
1,307
(1,140)
1,268
(1,113)
955
(838.4)
959
(836.1)
897
(778.7)
883
(759.2)
868
(739.5)
763
(641.4)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,928
(2,541)
2,517
(2,215)
2,484
(2,171)
2,341
(2,065)
2,544
(2,266)
2,397
(2,099)
2,203
(1,921)
2,329
(2,045)
2,252
(1,977)
2,140
(1,866)
2,053
(1,782)
2,267
(1,949)
2,252
(1,919)
2,225
(1,870)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
479
(415.7)
355
(312.4)
315
(275.3)
201
(177.3)
239
(212.9)
240
(210.1)
264
(230.2)
363
(318.7)
369
(324.0)
351
(306.0)
375
(325.5)
399
(343.1)
437
(372.3)
367
(308.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
43
(37.3)
53
(46.6)
54
(47.2)
33
(29.1)
34
(30.3)
24
(21.0)
39
(34.0)
31
(27.2)
21
(18.4)
19
(16.6)
18
(15.6)
30
(25.8)
22
(18.7)
21
(17.7)
City-Data.com crime index501.1507.2495.4478.2507.0490.6449.2498.6486.4488.0495.2483.6483.9468.9

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 774 registered sex offenders living in Lansing, Michigan as of January 26, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Lansing is 152 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Lansing:

625.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Lansing:

627.9
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Lansing:

632.4
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Lansing:

655.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Lansing:

641.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Lansing:

622.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Lansing:

594.8
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Lansing:

527.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Lansing:

561.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Lansing:

607.1
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Lansing:

582.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Lansing:

572.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Lansing:

608.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Lansing:

562.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Lansing:

660.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Lansing:

431.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Lansing:

460.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Lansing:

482.4
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Lansing:

268.1
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Lansing:

299.7
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Lansing:

300.8
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Lansing:

293.7
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Lansing:

306.4
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Lansing:

315.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Lansing:

372.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Lansing:

358.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Lansing:

425.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Lansing:

396.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Lansing:

366.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Lansing:

405.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Lansing:

377.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Lansing:

406.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Lansing:

382.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Lansing:

283.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Lansing:

297.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Lansing:

300.8
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 2019, including police officers: 246 (200 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Michigan average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 213 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Michigan average:

1.66

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 213 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Michigan average:

1.65

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 213 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 204 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Michigan average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 221 (192 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 214 (185 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Michigan average:

1.87

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 220 (190 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Michigan average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 267 (188 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 301 (226 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Michigan average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 328 (246 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.17
Michigan average:

2.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 322 (240 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Michigan average:

2.13

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 328 (241 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Michigan average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 335 (243 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 335 (243 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.04
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 353 (252 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.12
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 353 (251 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Michigan average:

2.05

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

Zip codes: 48915, 48921, 48933.