Taylor, MI Criminal and Public Records

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About Taylor

Taylor is located in Wayne County, with a population of 61,568. This makes it the 21st most populous city in Michigan. It has an average income of $40,545.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 298 reported major violent crimes (0.004865 per person) and 1,736 reported major property crimes in Taylor (0.028343 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 Taylor.

Crime Rates Compared to Michigan

When it comes to major violent crimes, Taylor has 0.004865 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.004155 violent crimes per person statewide.

Taylor has 0.028343 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.018856 per person statewide.


Taylor Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 21st
  • Violent Crimes: 15th (52nd per 100k)
  • Murder: 8th (37th per 100k)
  • Rape: 19th (158th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 16th (56th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 16th (30th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 15th (67th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 13th (47th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 18th (81st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 12th (21st per 100k)
  • Arson: 13th (78th per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 590th
  • Violent Crimes: 349th (1,299th per 100k)
  • Murder: 75th (368th per 100k)
  • Rape: 158th (887th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 295th (1,407th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 276th (870th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 548th (2,427th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 386th (1,864th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 579th (2,757th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 338th (875th per 100k)
  • Arson: 107th (654th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 6th
  • Violent Crimes: 5th (11th per 100k)
  • Murder: 3rd (9th per 100k)
  • Rape: 3rd (12th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 6th (12th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 5th (9th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 5th (10th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 5th (9th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 5th (7th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 6th (12th per 100k)
  • Arson: 4th (7th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 61,568
  • Households: 23,742
  • Median Income: $40,545
  • Land Area: 23.597 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.037 miles2
  • Time Zone: EDT

Taylor, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Murder 2 3
Rape 52 33
Agg. Assault 219 196
Robbery 70 66
Burglary 435 366
Vehicle Thefts 202 182
Arson 10 11

Violent Crimes in Taylor, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Murder 3
Rape 33
Aggravated Assault 196
Robbery 66

Property Crimes in Taylor, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 366
Larceny 1188
Motor Vehicle Theft 182
Arson 11

Robbery in Taylor, MI

Year Robbery
2006 78
2007 97
2009 104
2010 78
2011 76
2013 76
2014 70
2015 66

Larceny in Taylor, MI

Year Larceny
2006 1983
2007 1903
2009 1762
2010 1640
2011 1598
2013 1404
2014 1160
2015 1188

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


If you have an idea of how large Taylor 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 Taylor 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 Taylor is at a higher or lower risk of being a victim of a major crime than people in the rest of Michigan or nationwide.


Robbery in the state of Michigan

Year Robbery
2006 14208
2007 13414
2008 12964
2009 12330
2010 11493
2011 10393
2012 10434
2013 10105
2014 8021
2015 7796

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