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Crime Report for Garden City,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Garden City, is 1.6 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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Garden City Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Garden City, has a violent crime rate of 381 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

Garden City 381
MI 695
National 676

Garden City, is in the 77% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 70% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 77% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Garden City, or said another way, 23% of cities in have crime rates higher than Garden City.


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Crime Garden City MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 381.0 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 3.7 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 33.3 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 103.6 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 240.4 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 2644.6 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 643.6 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1705.1 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 295.9 505.2 382.3
Arson 11.1 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.


Garden City, has a property crime rate of 2644.6 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

Garden City 2644.6
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Garden City Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 55
National Percentile Rank - 55