Northville Township, MI Criminal and Public Records

Are you searching for criminal records or background information on someone in Northville Township, MI? BeenVerified has access to public arrest records in Wayne County that can help you identify criminal background history for individuals in and around the Northville Township area. Northville Township has a population of 28,817, which makes it the 57th largest city in Michigan, and an average income of $102,964. We’ve compiled helpful crime statistics below, or you can look up a specific person’s criminal records.

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Crime in Northville Township, MI

One of the first ways to gauge crime is to look at the reported crimes in that city over a year’s time. Keep in mind that you cannot compare one city’s reported crimes to another city’s reported crimes without also understanding any differences in population. In addition, the reported crime rate and the actual crime rate may be very different; crimes such as forcible rape are notoriously underreported, while crimes like motor vehicle theft have higher reporting rates.

In 2015, there were 19 reported violent crimes and 435 reported property crimes in Northville Township. This compares to 41,231 reported violent crimes and 187,101 reported property crimes statewide in Michigan. This makes Northville Township 302nd in the state of Michigan when it comes to violent crimes per 100k people.

The most common violent crime in Northville Township was agg. assault, with 15 reported. The most common property crime was larceny, with 349 reported.

In addition to these major crimes, there were a number of other offenses committed, but most of those were charged as misdemeanors. Our charts below have much more information.


Northville Township Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 57th
  • Violent Crimes: 89th (302nd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 71st (274th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 51st (141st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 73rd (195th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 66th (176th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 68th (193rd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 63rd (181st per 100k)
  • Arson: 23rd (142nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 1,358th
  • Violent Crimes: 614th (4,126th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,411th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 471st (3,457th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 338th (1,749th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,349th (4,994th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 657th (3,933rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,196th (4,540th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 501st (2,730th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (799th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 11th
  • Violent Crimes: 23rd (34th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 23rd (33rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 23rd (30th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 19th (26th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 19th (24th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 16th (22nd per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 29th (36th per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (22nd per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 28,817
  • Households: 10,975
  • Median Income: $102,964
  • Land Area: 16.182 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.378 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Northville Township, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 6 0
Agg. Assault 15 15
Robbery 2 4
Burglary 38 71
Vehicle Thefts 22 15
Arson 0 1

Violent Crimes in Northville Township, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 0
Aggravated Assault 15
Robbery 4

Property Crimes in Northville Township, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 71
Larceny 349
Motor Vehicle Theft 15
Arson 1

Burglary in Northville Township, MI

Year Burglary
2006 127
2007 76
2008 73
2009 80
2010 70
2011 50
2013 51
2014 38
2015 71

Vehicle Thefts in Northville Township, MI

Year Vehicle Thefts
2006 41
2007 26
2008 18
2009 12
2010 17
2011 19
2013 14
2014 22
2015 15

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


Criminal Records Lookup

Do you want to lookup a specific individual’s criminal records? While a criminal background check may be important, it is important to understand that that the presence or absence of some criminal history may not be indicative of a person’s actual criminal behavior. People can be arrested for and charged with crimes that they did not commit, while other people may never be charged with crimes that they did commit. Therefore, when looking at an individual’s criminal background, it is important to understand the differences between arrests, charges, and convictions. It is equally important to understand that the absence of a criminal record does not guarantee that a person has not engaged in criminal behavior or will not engage in future criminal behavior.

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You may also want to look at statewide reporting numbers.

Michigan Statistics:

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

While the overall numbers can help you find some information, the crime rate is more informative. The crime rate can be reported in various ways; here we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By looking at the crime rate in a city, you can determine whether that city is more or less dangerous than surrounding cities. Here, we have compiled comparisons of the rate for various crimes in Northville Township and compared them to the rates for that same crime in Michigan and nationwide.


Burglary in the state of Michigan

Year Burglary
2006 76107
2007 75428
2008 74176
2009 75815
2010 73868
2011 71596
2012 65665
2013 56344
2014 44184
2015 40041

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