The county of Muskegon had 1,868 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 333.32 per 100,000 residents. This is 54.9% lower than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 64 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Muskegon also processed 514 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Clinton and Genesee, Muskegon is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Muskegon is larceny/theft totaling 412, followed by burglary, and then aggravated assault.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Muskegon County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Muskegon tallied 64 violent crimes and 514 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Muskegon is lower by 54.9% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Muskegon are between the ages of 21-30. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 81-90.