Canton, MI crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 9 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Canton is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Canton is one in 108. Compared to communities within Michigan, Canton‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 51% of the state's cities and towns.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Canton, and we found that the crime rate in Canton is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Canton is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Canton does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Canton.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Canton's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Canton is one in 711.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Canton is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Canton than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 128.

Canton Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Canton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

139

774

913

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.41

7.84

9.25

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.41
4.73
National Median: 4
    Canton
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 711

in Canton

1 in 212

in Michigan

Canton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 98,659
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.84
13.46
National Median: 19
    Canton
    Michigan

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 128

in Canton

1 in 74

in Michigan

Canton Property CRIMES

Population: 98,659
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Canton Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
25
23
National Median: 26.9
    Canton
    Michigan