Safest Places To Live In Michigan 2016
Because of its breathtaking views, wonderful destinations and amazing wonders of nature, Michigan is arguably one of the best states in the U.S. to call home. According to statistics, Michigan now has around 9.9 million people and it’s expected to rise up for the years to follow.
If you are one of the many who are considering living or moving in Michigan sometime soon, this list will surely help you in choosing the best city in terms of security and safety. This list was compiled based on FBI crime stats and backgroundchecks.org research data. Check it out.
This is the safest place to live in Michigan for 2016. It has a violent crime rate of 9.7 and the chance of being affected by property crime here is just .08%. A township in Wayne County, Grosse Ile sits on several islands in the Detroit River. Home to 10,300 residents, the community is connected to the mainland by a toll bridge and has been named by Money magazine as one of the top 100 places to live in the U.S.
It has a violent crime rate of 29.3 and the chance of being involved in a property crime here is just .08%. Located in Wayne County, the township of Plymouth is home to 27,500 residents. The community is home to several large businesses such as Johnson Controls, Asin World Corp., and Metaldyne.
The violent crime rate here is 31.3, and residents have a 1.5% chance of being affected by property crime. Also located in Wayne County, the city of Grosse Pointe Woods is home to 16,100 residents. It is one of the five Pointes and is served by the Grosse Pointe Public School District.
South Lyon is home to 11,300 residents. It is known for its historic village and its annual Pumpkin fest. The violent crime rate in South Lyon is 35.1, and residents here have a 1% chance of being involved in a property crime.
This is a township home to almost 15,700 residents. It encompasses 35.2 square miles and shares its services with the town of Milford inside its borders. Crime rate here is 44.2 and the chance of being affected by property crime is .09%.
This township has a current population of 21,100 residents. This features five miles of the Lakelands Trail and a section of the Brighton State Recreation Area. The violent crime rate here is 47 and residents have a .05% chance of being involved in a property crime.
Bloomfield is a township that is home to 41,000 residents. It has a violent crime rate of 53.2 and the chance of being affected by property crime here just 1%.
Lincoln is home to 14,600 residents. It has violent crime rate of 54.4 and residents have a 1.2% chance of being involved in a property crime.
A township in Oakland County, West Bloomfield is home to 64,600 residents. The area has many small and medium-sized lakes. This township is served by seven different school districts. The violent crime rate is 55.3 and the chance of being affected by property crime here is 1%.
Also located in Oakland County, Berkley has a current population of 14,900 residents. This was ranked by Coldwell Banker as a best place to live and is known for its classic car parade along 12 Mile Road that runs through the city. The violent crime rate here is 59.7 and the chance of being involved in a property crime is just .08%.
The second largest city in Oakland County, Farmington Hills is home to 79,700 residents. It features many historical sites as well as a vibrant downtown, a vintage cinema, and many art galleries. The violent crime rate here is 92.1, and residents have a 1.5% chance of being affected by property crime.
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