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Garden City Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 62nd
  • Violent Crimes: 61st (170th per 100k)
  • Rape: 35th (170th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 59th (180th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 45th (81st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 69th (161st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 39th (57th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 76th (212th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 43rd (55th per 100k)
  • Arson: 22nd (125th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,469th
  • Violent Crimes: 580th (2,961st per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 178th (943rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 456th (2,891st per 100k)
  • Robbery: 332nd (1,516th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,297th (4,297th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 581st (2,093rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,247th (4,834th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 473rd (1,725th per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (760th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 15th
  • Violent Crimes: 16th (22nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 10th (15th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 20th (23rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 17th (22nd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 17th (24th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 11th (11th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 19th (24th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 18th (24th per 100k)
  • Arson: 10th (17th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 26,920
  • Households: 10,326
  • Median Income: $49,862
  • Land Area: 5.869 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Garden City, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 10 13
Agg. Assault 29 30
Robbery 19 10
Burglary 91 147
Vehicle Thefts 52 43
Arson 5 2

Violent Crimes in Garden City, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 13
Aggravated Assault 30
Robbery 10

Property Crimes in Garden City, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 147
Larceny 298
Motor Vehicle Theft 43
Arson 2

Vehicle Thefts in Garden City, MI

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 99
2007 88
2008 80
2009 90
2010 93
2011 91
2013 59
2014 52
2015 43

Larceny in Garden City, MI

Year Larceny
2006 438
2007 411
2008 461
2009 527
2010 483
2011 426
2013 327
2014 238
2015 298

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


As the table-above indicates, major crimes in 2015 in Garden City, MI included 53 violent crimes and 488 property crimes. The 53 violent crimes included: 0 murders, 30 aggravated assaults, 13 forcible rapes, and 10 robberies. The 488 property crimes included: 43 motor vehicle thefts, 147 burglaries, 2 counts of arson, and 298 counts of larceny and/or theft. Of course, there were additional offenses in Garden City, MI which fell outside of the major crime category; these crimes are generally charged as misdemeanors. It is important to realize that the numbers above reflect the reported crime rate, not the actual crime rate. Depending on the crime, there can be a huge disparity between the actual crime rate and the reporting rate.

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

Looking for information on a specific individual in Garden City, MI? BeenVerified can help you locate background check and criminal records for individuals living in Garden City or in the greater Garden City, MI metropolitan area. These records can help you determine if someone has been arrested for, charged with, or convicted of a crime. However, it is important to realize that the absence of a criminal record is no guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior.

Most major metropolitan areas include suburbs and surrounding areas. Crimes in those areas may not be charged in the city, but in the surrounding county or state. Therefore, it may be important to look at statewide crime statistics.


Vehicle Thefts in the state of Michigan

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 50017
2007 42151
2008 36241
2009 29383
2010 27353
2011 25496
2012 25115
2013 24567
2014 21157
2015 15764

You may also want to look at crime trends to compare a city to the state or the country, as a whole. To do this, you do not look at the overall number of crimes, but at the crime rate. It is also helpful to look at crime rates over time to determine whether a city or state is experiencing a growth in crime compared to the country, as a whole. Conventionally, the crime rate is reported as incidents per 1,000 people.

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