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Crime Report for Swartz Creek,

The HomeSurfer crime rating for Swartz Creek, is 2.6 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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Swartz Creek Crime Rating
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Violent Crime Rate
Data comes from the FBI Uniform Crime Rate database for 2008.


Swartz Creek, has a violent crime rate of 170 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

Swartz Creek 170
MI 695
National 676

Swartz Creek, is in the 48% percentile rank in the state for Violent Crime. It is in the 45% percentile rank nationally. Lower numbers are better. In this case, 48% of cities in have crime rates equal to or lower than Swartz Creek, or said another way, 52% of cities in have crime rates higher than Swartz Creek.


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Crime Swartz Creek MI Nation
Violent Crime Total 169.6 695.3 676
Murder / NNH 0.0 8.0 6.5
Forcible Rape 56.5 42.5 31.1
Robbery Rate 18.8 201.7 197.4
Aggravated Assault 94.2 443.1 315
Property Crime Total 2750.6 3491.2 3726.9
Burglary 584.0 909.1 812.3
Larceny Theft 1978.2 2120.1 2541.6
Motor Vehicle Theft 188.4 505.2 382.3
Arson 56.5 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.


Swartz Creek, has a property crime rate of 2750.6 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

Swartz Creek 2750.6
MI 3491.2
National 3727



Swartz Creek Property Crime:
State Percentile Rank - 58
National Percentile Rank - 57