Crime in Detroit, MI, United States

Crime rates in Detroit, MI, United States

Level of crime
80.84 Very High
Crime increasing in the past 3 years
68.18 High
Worries home broken and things stolen
73.93 High
Worries being mugged or robbed
71.28 High
Worries car stolen
72.73 High
Worries things from car stolen
73.92 High
Worries attacked
69.32 High
Worries being insulted
67.37 High
Worries being subject to a physical attack because of your skin color, ethnic origin, gender or religion
62.78 High
Problem people using or dealing drugs
80.43 Very High
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft
80.60 Very High
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery
78.26 High
Problem corruption and bribery
74.86 High

Safety in Detroit, MI, United States

Safety walking alone during daylight
40.78 Moderate
Safety walking alone during night
22.86 Low

Contributors: 192

Last update: July 2021

These data are based on perceptions of visitors of this website in the past 3 years.

If the value is 0, it means it is perceived as very low, and if the value is 100, it means it is perceived as very high.

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7 Comments so far
Anonymous on Aug 17, 2020:
You know the old saying “ it’s a nice place to visit but I wouldn’t want to live there “ ..... you don’t even want to visit.. I have been an officer here for 15 years .... so many other awesome cities in Michigan to see why go into harms way.
QueenD on May 12, 2020:
Lived in Detroit all my life too, never had a problem since I knew what areas to stay away from. Not saying that's right or fair, just how it is.
Francis on May 03, 2020:
@MS: I didn't make myself a target and was still mugged and beaten. Motor City should be renamed as Broke & Ghetto City.
ReformedThug on Mar 07, 2020:
Stay out of the hood and you'll be good. Gun play and doing business with these gangs is what will get you assaulted and killed. Don't just stroll into their territory either. One of the redeeming qualities of Detroit thugs is that they usually won't mess with people who aren't in the game. Downtown, midtown and downriver can be beautiful.
Icy Flame on Nov 22, 2019:
Anonymous clearly road the short bus growing up. He must have forgot about his junkie White Detroit residents.
Anonymous on Nov 05, 2019:
High crime rates, guess who to blame? the african monkeys
MS on Oct 05, 2019:
Lived in Detroit all my life. It is a pretty safe city, unless you make yourself a target. Don’t make yourself a target and you should be good