Michigan Murder/Homicide Rate 1979-2018

Interactive chart of the Michigan murder rate (i.e. the number of homicides per 100,000 population) from 1979 to 2018.
  • The Michigan murder/homicide rate for 2018 was 5.51 per 100,000 population, a 3.33% decline from 2017.
  • The Michigan murder/homicide rate for 2017 was 5.7 per 100,000 population, a 7.47% decline from 2016.
  • The Michigan murder/homicide rate for 2016 was 6.16 per 100,000 population, a 4.41% increase from 2015.
  • The Michigan murder/homicide rate for 2015 was 5.9 per 100,000 population, a 7.47% increase from 2014.
Data Source: Federal Bureau of Investigation - Crime in the U.S.

MLA Citation:
All 50 States Ranked
State Name Population Rate
District Of Columbia 702,455 22.78
Louisiana 4,659,978 11.37
Missouri 6,126,452 9.91
Maryland 6,042,718 8.11
New Mexico 2,095,428 7.97
Alabama 4,887,871 7.84
South Carolina 5,084,127 7.71
Tennessee 6,770,010 7.36
Arkansas 3,013,825 7.17
Illinois 12,741,080 6.94
Nevada 3,034,392 6.66
Indiana 6,691,878 6.55
Alaska 737,438 6.37
Pennsylvania 12,807,060 6.12
Georgia 10,519,475 6.10
North Carolina 10,383,620 6.05
Mississippi 2,986,530 5.73
Michigan 9,995,915 5.51
Kentucky 4,468,402 5.46
Oklahoma 3,943,079 5.22
Florida 21,299,325 5.20
Arizona 7,171,646 5.15
Delaware 967,171 4.96
Ohio 11,689,442 4.82
Texas 28,701,845 4.61
Virginia 8,517,685 4.59
California 39,557,045 4.40
Kansas 2,911,505 3.88
West Virginia 1,805,832 3.71
Colorado 5,695,564 3.69
New Jersey 8,908,520 3.21
Montana 1,062,305 3.20
Washington State 7,535,591 3.13
Wisconsin 5,813,568 3.03
New York 19,542,209 2.88
Hawaii 1,420,491 2.53
North Dakota 760,077 2.37
Connecticut 3,572,665 2.32
Nebraska 1,929,268 2.28
Wyoming 577,737 2.25
Idaho 1,754,208 2.00
Massachusetts 6,902,149 1.97
Oregon 4,190,713 1.96
Utah 3,161,105 1.90
Minnesota 5,611,179 1.89
Maine 1,338,404 1.79
Iowa 3,156,145 1.71
Vermont 626,299 1.60
New Hampshire 1,356,458 1.55
Rhode Island 1,057,315 1.51
South Dakota 882,235 1.36
Historical Murder/Homicide Rate per 100,000 Population
Year Michigan United States
2018 5.51 4.96
2017 5.70 5.32
2016 6.16 5.38
2015 5.90 4.95
2014 5.49 4.44
2013 6.31 4.52
2012 7.09 4.73
2011 6.25 4.71
2010 5.87 4.76
2009 6.25 5.02
2008 5.54 5.42
2007 6.56 5.68
2006 7.14 5.78
2005 6.23 5.65
2004 6.36 5.50
2003 6.07 5.68
2002 6.75 5.64
2001 6.72 5.62
2000 6.73 5.54
1999 7.05 5.69
1998 7.34 6.28
1997 7.77 6.80
1996 7.53 7.41
1995 8.46 8.22
1994 9.76 8.96
1994 15.32 8.96
1993 13.51 9.51
1993 9.84 9.51
1992 12.24 9.32
1992 9.94 9.32
1991 10.77 9.80
1991 12.81 9.80
1990 10.45 9.40
1990 12.16 9.40
1989 10.71 8.71
1989 9.65 8.71
1988 10.85 8.46
1988 8.56 8.46
1987 12.22 8.29
1987 10.25 8.29
1986 11.28 8.58
1986 11.24 8.58
1985 10.56 7.98
1985 11.20 7.98
1984 9.70 7.93
1984 9.69 7.93
1983 10.03 8.26
1983 11.21 8.26
1982 14.03 9.07
1982 9.08 9.07
1981 12.61 9.81
1981 9.36 9.81
1980 10.19 10.22
1980 14.53 10.22
1979 12.55 9.75
1979 9.06 9.75