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Crime Report for Shelby Township,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Shelby Township, is 3.1 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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Shelby Township Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Shelby Township, has a violent crime rate of 150 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

Shelby Township 150
MI 695
National 676

Shelby Township, is in the 43% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 41% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 43% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Shelby Township, or said another way, 57% of cities in have crime rates higher than Shelby Township.


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Crime Shelby Township MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 149.9 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 1.4 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 18.1 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 16.7 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 113.8 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 1639.6 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 438.7 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1102.3 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 98.6 505.2 382.3
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.


Shelby Township, has a property crime rate of 1639.6 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

Shelby Township 1639.6
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Shelby Township Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 25
National Percentile Rank - 31