Woodhaven, MI Criminal and Public Records

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About Woodhaven

Woodhaven is located in Wayne County, with a population of 12,539. This makes it the 105th most populous city in Michigan. It has an average income of $55,266.

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Public Criminal Records

In 2015, there were 19 reported major violent crimes (0.001516 per person) and 242 reported major property crimes in Woodhaven (0.019314 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 Woodhaven.

Crime Rates Compared to Michigan

When it comes to major violent crimes, Woodhaven has 0.001516 violent crimes per person. This compares to 0.004155 violent crimes per person statewide.

Woodhaven has 0.019314 major property crimes per person. This compares to 0.018856 per person statewide.


Woodhaven Crime Rankings:

Statewide (2015)

  • Population: 105th
  • Violent Crimes: 89th (211th per 100k)
  • Rape: 45th (235th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 75th (215th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 50th (73rd per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 98th (145th per 100k)
  • Burglary: 108th (293rd per 100k)
  • Larceny: 97th (121st per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 54th (42nd per 100k)
  • Arson: 23rd (122nd per 100k)

Nationwide (2015)

  • Population: 2,774th
  • Violent Crimes: 614th (3,338th per 100k)
  • Murder: 77th (413th per 100k)
  • Rape: 188th (1,187th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 475th (3,112th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 337th (1,489th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 1,540th (4,041st per 100k)
  • Burglary: 713th (4,936th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 1,342nd (3,490th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 491st (1,434th per 100k)
  • Arson: 117th (754th per 100k)

In Wayne County (2015)

  • Population: 23rd
  • Violent Crimes: 23rd (26th per 100k)
  • Rape: 18th (25th per 100k)
  • Agg. Assault: 25th (28th per 100k)
  • Robbery: 22nd (19th per 100k)
  • Property Crimes: 25th (22nd per 100k)
  • Burglary: 29th (34th per 100k)
  • Larceny: 22nd (13th per 100k)
  • Vehicle Thefts: 22nd (21st per 100k)
  • Arson: 11th (16th per 100k)

General Data

  • Population: 12,539
  • Households: 5,163
  • Median Income: $55,266
  • Land Area: 6.387 miles2
  • Water Area: 0.058 miles2
  • Time Zone: EST

Woodhaven, MI Crime Rate Information

Crime Category 2014 2015
Rape 6 3
Agg. Assault 5 11
Robbery 2 5
Burglary 19 15
Vehicle Thefts 31 25
Arson 0 1

Violent Crimes in Woodhaven, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Rape 3
Aggravated Assault 11
Robbery 5

Property Crimes in Woodhaven, MI in 2015

Crime Reported Numbers
Burglary 15
Larceny 202
Motor Vehicle Theft 25
Arson 1

Burglary in Woodhaven, MI

Year Burglary
2006 28
2007 54
2009 33
2010 20
2011 10
2013 17
2014 19
2015 15

Agg. Assault in Woodhaven, MI

Year Agg. Assault
2006 29
2007 14
2009 5
2010 3
2011 14
2013 10
2014 5
2015 11

Michigan Criminal Statistics:


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