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Crime Report for South Haven,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for South Haven, is 1.4 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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South Haven Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


South Haven, has a violent crime rate of 332 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

South Haven 332
MI 695
National 676

South Haven, is in the 72% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 66% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 72% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than South Haven, or said another way, 28% of cities in have crime rates higher than South Haven.


  Review crime rate data for South Haven,

Crime South Haven MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 331.5 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 58.5 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 78.0 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 195.0 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 4738.7 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 799.5 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 3822.2 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 117.0 505.2 382.3
Arson 39.0 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.


South Haven, has a property crime rate of 4738.7 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

South Haven 4738.7
MI 3491.2
National 3727



South Haven Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 88
National Percentile Rank - 84