Dearborn Heights, MI Criminal and Public Records

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Crime in Dearborn Heights and Michigan

In general, there has been an overall decline in crime across the United States. However, nationwide trends are not necessarily indicative of local criminal patterns. Instead, one needs to examine local crime statistics.

In 2015, Dearborn Heights experienced 218 reported violent crimes. Of those violent crimes, the most reported crime was agg. assault with 152 reported followed by robbery and rape. Statewide, there were 415.5 violent crimes per 100,000 people.

In addition to violent crimes, there were also property crimes. Of those property crimes, the most reported crime was larceny, followed by burglary and vehicle thefts. Note that in Michigan, the most common property crime was larceny with 621 reported.

Remember that in addition to these major offenses, usually charged as felonies, the city experienced a number of lesser crimes. You can peruse our statistics to find out general criminal information about Dearborn Heights:


Dearborn Heights Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 27th
  • Violent Crimes: 25th (78th per 100k)
  • Murder: 9th (43rd per 100k)
  • Rape: 32nd (224th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 21st (69th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 24th (41st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 26th (125th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 18th (61st per 100k)
  • Larceny: 38th (213th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 8th (11th per 100k)
  • Arson: 21st (134th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 669th
  • Violent Crimes: 415th (1,732nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 76th (381st per 100k)
  • Rape: 175th (1,141st per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 335th (1,682nd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 294th (1,055th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 796th (3,744th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 440th (2,185th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 945th (4,838th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 293rd (469th per 100k)
  • Arson: 115th (781st per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 7th
  • Violent Crimes: 7th (15th per 100k)
  • Murder: 4th (12th per 100k)
  • Rape: 7th (22nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 7th (13th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 10th (14th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 7th (18th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 7th (12th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 10th (25th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 3rd (8th per 100k)
  • Arson: 9th (20th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 56,145
  • Households: 20,646
  • Median Income: $44,620
  • Land Area: 11.738 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.009 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Dearborn Heights, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 2
Rape 21 16
Agg. Assault 136 152
Robbery 54 48
Burglary 331 296
Vehicle Thefts 222 242
Arson 10 3

Violent Crimes in Dearborn Heights, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 2
Rape 16
Aggravated Assault 152
Robbery 48

Property Crimes in Dearborn Heights, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 296
Larceny 621
Motor Vehicle Theft 242
Arson 3

Arson in Dearborn Heights, MI

Year Arson
2006 9
2007 11
2008 14
2009 7
2010 5
2011 8
2013 6
2014 10
2015 3

Vehicle Thefts in Dearborn Heights, MI

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 370
2007 338
2008 294
2009 228
2010 186
2011 213
2013 232
2014 222
2015 242

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


You can also look at statewide statistics for State:
Crime Category 2014 2015
Violent Crimes 42348 41231
Murder 535 571
Rape 10322 10613
Agg. Assault 27519 26414
Robbery 8021 7796
Property Crimes 202547 187101
Burglary 44184 40041
Larceny 137206 131296
Vehicle Thefts 21157 15764
Arson 0 0

Arson in the state of Michigan

Year Arson
2006 0
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2012 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

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