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Crime Report for Columbia Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Columbia 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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Columbia Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Columbia Township, has a violent crime rate of 52 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

Columbia Township 52
MI 695
National 676

Columbia Township, is in the 16% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 18% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 16% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Columbia Township, or said another way, 84% of cities in have crime rates higher than Columbia Township.


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Crime Columbia Township MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 52.3 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 26.1 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 0.0 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 26.1 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 2782.1 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 679.2 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1959.3 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 143.7 505.2 382.3
Arson 104.5 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.


Columbia Township, has a property crime rate of 2782.1 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

Columbia Township 2782.1
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Columbia Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 58
National Percentile Rank - 58