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Crime Report for Clay Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Clay Township, is 3.6 out of a possible 5 total points. Higher ratings indicate that your area is safer. The HomeSurfer crime rating is calculated depending on how the crime rate in your city compares with crime in the state and the nation. Violent crime is weighed more heavily than property crime, and the national ranking is more important than the state ranking.

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Clay Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Clay Township, has a violent crime rate of 84 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with a rate of 695 in and a rate of 676 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Violent Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Clay Township 84
MI 695
National 676

Clay Township, is in the 24% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 26% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 24% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Clay Township, or said another way, 76% of cities in have crime rates higher than Clay Township.


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Crime Clay Township MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 83.7 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 41.8 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 20.9 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 20.9 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 1767.0 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 407.8 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1139.7 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 219.6 505.2 382.3
Arson 0.0 36.9 23.3


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Property Crime Rate
Property crime includes burglary, larceny, vehicle theft, and arson. Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Clay Township, has a property crime rate of 1767.0 incidents per 100,000 people. This compares with an average rate of 3491.2 in and an average rate of 3727 incidents per 100,000 nationally. Lower numbers are better, indicating that fewer crimes happen per person in the population.


Property Crime Rate
Incidents per 100,000

Clay Township 1767.0
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Clay Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 29
National Percentile Rank - 35