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


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

Crime rate in Canton, MI

The 2022 crime rate in Canton, MI is 100 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.5 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 49.8% U.S. cities. The 2022 Canton crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Canton has seen increasing violent crime and rise of property crime.
See how dangerous Canton, MI is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Canton:

99.7
Plymouth Township:

57.3
Plymouth:

84.3
Westland:

198.6
Wayne:

390.0
Garden City:

92.2
Belleville:

155.5
Romulus:

386.8
Livonia:

150.8
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Canton by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(1.2)
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)
1
(1.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(1.1)
1
(1.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
21
(25.4)
31
(34.4)
21
(23.3)
12
(13.4)
20
(22.5)
26
(29.2)
22
(24.5)
23
(25.6)
36
(39.9)
27
(29.3)
32
(34.3)
23
(24.4)
21
(22.2)
19
(19.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
25
(30.3)
21
(23.3)
31
(34.4)
25
(28.0)
16
(18.0)
13
(14.6)
14
(15.6)
23
(25.6)
15
(16.6)
11
(11.9)
6
(6.4)
5
(5.3)
15
(15.8)
10
(10.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
90
(108.9)
82
(90.9)
79
(87.7)
51
(57.1)
60
(67.4)
80
(89.8)
86
(96.0)
108
(120.2)
74
(82.0)
100
(108.6)
85
(91.0)
115
(122.2)
170
(179.4)
160
(162.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
293
(354.6)
239
(265.0)
222
(246.4)
152
(170.2)
175
(196.7)
185
(207.7)
130
(145.0)
78
(86.8)
95
(105.2)
55
(59.7)
113
(121.0)
60
(63.7)
49
(51.7)
45
(45.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,108
(1,341)
1,067
(1,183)
1,086
(1,205)
703
(787.1)
971
(1,092)
1,071
(1,202)
922
(1,029)
906
(1,008)
994
(1,101)
911
(989.6)
924
(989.2)
692
(735.2)
714
(753.3)
860
(872.4)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
92
(111.3)
100
(110.9)
80
(88.8)
72
(80.6)
109
(122.5)
74
(83.1)
53
(59.1)
49
(54.5)
57
(63.1)
32
(34.8)
54
(57.8)
49
(52.1)
87
(91.8)
107
(108.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(10.9)
7
(7.8)
10
(11.1)
3
(3.4)
8
(9.0)
12
(13.5)
5
(5.6)
6
(6.7)
3
(3.3)
8
(8.7)
5
(5.4)
4
(4.2)
13
(13.7)
2
(2.0)
City-Data.com crime index141.0127.4119.180.4104.1115.099.5103.0109.795.3102.383.6101.699.7

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is smaller than the state average.



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Canton, Michigan as of April 16, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Canton is 1,312 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2022
Canton:

107.5
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Canton:

121.9
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Canton:

88.2
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Canton:

85.1
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Canton:

89.6
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Canton:

89.2
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Canton:

98.5
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Canton:

80.3
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Canton:

81.4
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Canton:

65.2
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Canton:

56.0
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Canton:

84.3
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Canton:

91.5
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Canton:

97.4
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Canton:

88.2
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Canton:

73.8
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Canton:

80.8
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Canton:

104.9
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Canton:

69.0
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Canton:

61.8
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Canton:

57.3
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Canton:

82.3
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Canton:

66.6
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Canton:

85.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Canton:

76.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Canton:

89.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Canton:

114.1
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Canton:

112.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Canton:

85.5
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Canton:

122.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Canton:

128.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Canton:

154.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Canton:

152.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Canton:

145.4
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Canton:

164.9
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Canton:

168.0
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 119 (93 officers - 83 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.98
Michigan average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2020, including police officers: 102 (93 officers - 83 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 131 (91 officers - 83 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.97
Michigan average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 119 (82 officers - 75 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Michigan average:

1.85

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 119 (82 officers - 75 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Michigan average:

1.83

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 119 (82 officers - 75 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.91
Michigan average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 119 (83 officers - 75 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.93
Michigan average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 112 (78 officers - 69 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
Michigan average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 110 (76 officers - 67 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.85
Michigan average:

1.72

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 114 (80 officers - 71 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Michigan average:

1.74

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 115 (83 officers - 75 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.92
Michigan average:

1.80

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 118 (86 officers - 79 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Michigan average:

1.86

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 121 (86 officers - 79 male; 7 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.04
Michigan average:

1.91

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 121 (84 officers - 75 male; 9 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.99
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 121 (84 officers - 74 male; 10 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Michigan average:

1.94

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 112 (76 officers - 68 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.89
Michigan average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 113 (80 officers - 72 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Michigan average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 109 (80 officers - 72 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.95
Michigan average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 105 (77 officers - 69 male; 8 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.94
Michigan average:

2.05

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

Zip codes: 48187.