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


City-Data.com crime index in Michigan City, IN compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Michigan City, IN

The 2018 crime rate in Michigan City, IN was 416 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 1.5 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 92.2% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Michigan City crime rate rose by 4% compared to 2016. The number of homicides stood at 3 - an increase of 1 compared to 2016. In the last 5 years Michigan City has seen an increase in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Michigan City, IN is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Michigan City:

416.0
Trail Creek:

115.3
Long Beach:

55.4
Michiana:

226.5
Grand Beach:

42.6
New Buffalo:

29.9
Porter:

34.5
La Porte:

255.2
Westville:

44.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Michigan City by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2014

2015

2016

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(12.4)
3
(9.3)
3
(9.4)
5
(15.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.5)
3
(9.5)
2
(6.3)
2
(6.4)
3
(9.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
14
(43.3)
28
(86.4)
14
(43.7)
8
(25.2)
13
(40.2)
23
(70.8)
9
(28.6)
11
(34.9)
6
(19.0)
11
(34.9)
19
(60.4)
13
(41.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
70
(216.3)
63
(194.3)
82
(256.2)
64
(201.7)
61
(188.5)
61
(187.8)
41
(130.3)
56
(177.5)
57
(180.9)
32
(101.6)
50
(158.9)
50
(161.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
48
(148.3)
48
(148.1)
47
(146.8)
46
(145.0)
47
(145.3)
61
(187.8)
44
(139.9)
50
(158.5)
34
(107.9)
36
(114.3)
115
(365.6)
164
(529.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
213
(658.3)
256
(789.7)
306
(956.0)
315
(992.9)
371
(1,147)
412
(1,268)
297
(944.1)
325
(1,030)
167
(530.0)
212
(673.1)
213
(677.1)
189
(609.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,515
(4,682)
1,388
(4,282)
1,435
(4,483)
1,315
(4,145)
1,259
(3,891)
1,469
(4,523)
1,421
(4,517)
1,339
(4,244)
1,146
(3,637)
1,264
(4,013)
1,131
(3,595)
1,080
(3,484)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
155
(479.0)
143
(441.1)
187
(584.2)
140
(441.3)
110
(340.0)
135
(415.6)
122
(387.8)
61
(193.3)
69
(219.0)
79
(250.8)
100
(317.9)
104
(335.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
20
(61.8)
19
(58.6)
20
(62.5)
11
(34.7)
6
(18.5)
16
(49.3)
8
(25.4)
17
(53.9)
6
(19.0)
8
(25.4)
N/A5
(16.1)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)425.6437.3452.9411.8380.9465.8380.5389.2310.2321.7398.5416.0

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 Indiana and other state lists, there were 116 registered sex offenders living in Michigan City, Indiana as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Michigan City is 268 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Michigan City:

406.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2016
Michigan City:

335.4
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Michigan City:

155.6
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Michigan City:

182.5
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2012
Michigan City:

221.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Michigan City:

176.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Michigan City:

270.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Michigan City:

207.1
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Michigan City:

230.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Michigan City:

264.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Michigan City:

276.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Michigan City:

250.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Michigan City:

166.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Michigan City:

195.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Michigan City:

178.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Michigan City:

346.5
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2016
Michigan City:

362.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Michigan City:

372.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Michigan City:

320.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2012
Michigan City:

447.2
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Michigan City:

472.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Michigan City:

542.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Michigan City:

474.9
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Michigan City:

472.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Michigan City:

503.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Michigan City:

438.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Michigan City:

437.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Michigan City:

326.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Michigan City:

399.9
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Michigan City:

424.9
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 2017, including police officers: 91 (83 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Indiana average:

1.08

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 97 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.79
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 101 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Indiana average:

1.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 100 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.92
Indiana average:

1.84

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 97 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Indiana average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 94 (85 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Indiana average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 95 (86 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Indiana average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 110 (92 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.87
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 107 (89 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.71
Indiana average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 106 (88 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.67
Indiana average:

1.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 108 (90 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Indiana average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 105 (87 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.64
Indiana average:

1.77

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Michigan City, IN
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 46360.