East Lansing, MI Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
914
Total Crimes
1,869.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
-27.20%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in East Lansing, MI?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in East Lansing is 1,869.9 per 100,000 people. That's -27.20% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -11.08% lower than the Michigan total crime rate of 2,102.8 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

East Lansing SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
3
Diversity
8.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
9.5

How Does East Lansing Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
East Lansing
/ 100k People
Michigan
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 914 1,869.9 2,102.8 2,568.4
Murder 1 2.0 5.5 5.0
Robbery 13 26.6 56.6 86.2
Aggravated Assault 59 120.7 310.3 246.8
Violent Crime 107 218.9 449.4 368.9
Burglary 91 186.2 316.6 376.0
Larceny 536 1,096.6 1,162.3 1,594.6
Car Theft 180 368.2 174.6 228.9
Property Crime 807 1,651.0 1,653.5 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In East Lansing

107
Violent Crimes
218.9
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-40.66%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 456.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in East Lansing each year. That compares to a 1 in 222.5 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in East Lansing is 218.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -40.66% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -51.29% lower than the Michigan violent crime rate of 449.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In East Lansing

807
Property Crimes
1,651.0
Property Crimes / 100k People
-24.94%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 60.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in East Lansing each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in East Lansing is 1,651.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -24.94% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -0.15% lower than the Michigan property crime rate of 1,653.5 per 100,000 people.

East Lansing Crime Compared To Michigan Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Michigan.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around East Lansing

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lansing, MI 117,380 4,858 4,138.7 3,030.3 1,108.4
Mason, MI 8,431 169 2,004.5 1,696.1 308.4
St. Johns, MI 7,890 50 633.7 507.0 126.7
Grand Ledge, MI 7,804 89 1,140.4 1,050.7 89.7
Eaton Rapids, MI 5,194 67 1,289.9 1,001.2 288.8
DeWitt, MI 4,742 28 590.5 527.2 63.3
Williamston, MI 3,924 27 688.1 637.1 51.0
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