Crime rates in Pontiac by year

Type

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(6.0)
5
(7.5)
8
(12.1)
2
(3.0)
9
(13.3)
8
(11.9)
19
(28.3)
21
(31.6)
10
(15.2)
9
(13.7)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
90
(135.0)
79
(117.8)
73
(110.1)
92
(136.6)
82
(121.2)
86
(128.0)
44
(65.6)
73
(110.0)
57
(86.5)
67
(102.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
187
(280.4)
193
(287.7)
156
(235.2)
257
(381.5)
253
(374.1)
276
(410.9)
339
(505.5)
315
(474.6)
343
(520.3)
239
(364.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
846
(1,268.6)
817
(1,217.9)
675
(1,017.6)
749
(1,111.8)
911
(1,346.9)
851
(1,267.1)
857
(1,278.0)
844
(1,271.7)
802
(1,216.6)
798
(1,218.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
1,089
(1,633.0)
989
(1,474.2)
796
(1,200.0)
848
(1,258.7)
1,117
(1,651.5)
1,566
(2,331.6)
1,287
(1,919.2)
1,034
(1,558.0)
1,026
(1,556.3)
1,074
(1,639.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,760
(2,639.2)
1,464
(2,182.3)
1,151
(1,735.2)
1,546
(2,294.8)
1,194
(1,765.3)
1,294
(1,926.7)
1,215
(1,811.8)
998
(1,503.8)
959
(1,454.7)
765
(1,167.6)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
546
(818.8)
457
(681.2)
409
(616.6)
469
(696.2)
488
(721.5)
565
(841.2)
614
(915.6)
507
(763.9)
327
(496.0)
216
(329.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
33
(49.5)
42
(62.6)
34
(51.3)
36
(53.4)
39
(57.7)
73
(108.7)
32
(47.7)
39
(58.8)
27
(41.0)
31
(47.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 307.0)704.4648.3558.2651.7710.0768.2754.9737.7668.9616.2

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 69 registered sex offenders living in Pontiac, Michigan as of August 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pontiac to the number of sex offenders is 872 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


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

616.2
Sylvan Lake:

245.9
Keego Harbor:

145.7
Bloomfield Hills:

48.7
Lake Angelus:

175.9
Auburn Hills:

174.1
Birmingham:

80.9
Franklin:

127.2
Farmington Hills:

102.6
Violent crime rate in 2010
Pontiac:

873.0
U.S. Average:

223.2
Violent crime rate in 2009
Pontiac:

933.8
U.S. Average:

238.0
Violent crime rate in 2008
Pontiac:

991.8
U.S. Average:

252.4
Violent crime rate in 2007
Pontiac:

961.1
U.S. Average:

259.7
Violent crime rate in 2006
Pontiac:

939.1
U.S. Average:

264.1
Violent crime rate in 2005
Pontiac:

955.7
U.S. Average:

258.9
Violent crime rate in 2004
Pontiac:

842.7
U.S. Average:

256.0
Violent crime rate in 2003
Pontiac:

720.8
U.S. Average:

262.6
Violent crime rate in 2002
Pontiac:

839.2
U.S. Average:

272.2
Violent crime rate in 2001
Pontiac:

873.3
U.S. Average:

276.6
Property crime rate in 2010
Pontiac:

412.9
U.S. Average:

276.4
Property crime rate in 2009
Pontiac:

434.5
U.S. Average:

285.6
Property crime rate in 2008
Pontiac:

475.2
U.S. Average:

302.2
Property crime rate in 2007
Pontiac:

579.8
U.S. Average:

309.2
Property crime rate in 2006
Pontiac:

652.9
U.S. Average:

317.3
Property crime rate in 2005
Pontiac:

499.3
U.S. Average:

322.3
Property crime rate in 2004
Pontiac:

446.3
U.S. Average:

327.4
Property crime rate in 2003
Pontiac:

397.4
U.S. Average:

334.1
Property crime rate in 2002
Pontiac:

479.7
U.S. Average:

336.9
Property crime rate in 2001
Pontiac:

551.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

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 per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 97 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.16
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 105 (76 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.15
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 95 (72 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.08
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 155 (133 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.98
Michigan average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 136 (113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 166 (138 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 211 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 219 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Michigan average:

2.05


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Pontiac

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Officers

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents) - Civilians

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Zip codes: 48302, 48340, 48341, 48342.