How safe is Grand Rapids, MI?

Residents contend with property crime, such as thefts and burglaries, though the rate of these instances is lower than in many other major metro areas.

Crime Index

Index Score: 7.7 /10

How we calculate this.


Grand Rapids has a lower crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Grand Rapids, MI

324.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Grand Rapids
Charlotte, NC

416.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

443.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

283.0

Lower than average crime
Grand Rapids, MI

1510.3

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Grand Rapids
Charlotte, NC

2731.0

Higher than average crime
Orlando, FL

2771.0

Higher than average crime
Portland, OR

1877.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.