Riverview, MI Criminal and Public Records

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About Riverview

Riverview is located in Wayne County, with a population of 12,181. This makes it the 108th most populous city in Michigan. It has an average income of $49,796.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 10 reported major violent crimes (0.000822 per person) and 152 reported major property crimes in Riverview (0.012496 per person). While these reported crime rates are helpful, it is very important to realize that there is a gap between the actual number of crimes committed and the number of reported crimes; many crimes are notoriously underreported.

In addition, some crimes may be charged under different headings. For example, aggravated assaults that are committed against family members may be charged as domestic violence rather than assault. The charts below show more stats on yearly trends for specific crime types in Riverview.

Crime Rates Compared to Michigan

When it comes to major violent crimes, Riverview has 0.000822 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.004155 violent crimes per person statewide.

Riverview has 0.012496 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.018856 per person statewide.


Riverview Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 108th
  • Violent Crimes: 98th (282nd per 100k)
  • Rape: 47th (265th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 77th (241st per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 122nd (243rd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 96th (192nd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 135th (261st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 60th (63rd per 100k)
  • Arson: 22nd (85th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,836th
  • Violent Crimes: 623rd (3,973rd per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 190th (1,344th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 477th (3,243rd per 100k)
  • Robbery: 341st (1,864th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,630th (5,584th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 701st (4,119th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,437th (5,529th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 498th (1,832nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 116th (670th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 24th
  • Violent Crimes: 25th (31st per 100k)
  • Rape: 19th (33rd per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 26th (30th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 27th (29th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 27th (26th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 26th (31st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 26th (25th per 100k)
  • Arson: 10th (8th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 12,181
  • Households: 4,930
  • Median Income: $49,796
  • Land Area: 4.395 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.087 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Riverview, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 0 0
Rape 3 1
Agg. Assault 8 9
Robbery 1 0
Burglary 35 27
Vehicle Thefts 35 18
Arson 2 2

Violent Crimes in Riverview, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 0
Rape 1
Aggravated Assault 9
Robbery 0

Property Crimes in Riverview, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 27
Larceny 107
Motor Vehicle Theft 18
Arson 2

Rape in Riverview, MI

Year Rape
2006 0
2007 2
2008 1
2009 2
2010 0
2011 2
2013 0
2014 3
2015 1

Murder in Riverview, MI

Year Murder
2006 2
2007 0
2008 0
2009 0
2010 0
2011 0
2013 0
2014 0
2015 0

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Riverview is compared to the overall population of State or if you want to determine whether there has been an increase or a decline in reported crime numbers from year-to-year, then you may want to look at statewide reported crimes.

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 above statistics are helpful in some circumstances, they do not give you information about how Riverview compares to the rest of Michigan or to the nation in terms of likelihood that you will be the victim of a crime. To make those comparisons, you need to look at the crime rate. The crime rate refers to the number of crimes per a set number of people. In our crime rates, we have chosen to report the crime rate as incidents per 1,000 people. By comparing these rates, you can determine whether a person in Riverview is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Michigan or nationwide.


Rape in the state of Michigan

Year Rape
2006 5269
2007 4579
2008 4502
2009 4514
2010 4673
2011 4347
2012 4589
2013 11199
2014 10322
2015 10613

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