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These are the 20 safest cities in Michigan based on FBI data

Posted: 6:58 AM, Aug 08, 2017
Updated: 2017-08-08 12:05:36-04
These are the 20 safest cities in Michigan based on FBI data

Just a week after 10 metro Detroit cities were featured in the 100 safest cities in America , SafeWise has compiled a list of the 20 safest cities in Michigan, based on FBI crime data.

Of the 20, a majority of them are located in southeast Michigan, and six are on the list for the ffirst time this year.

SafeWise said it took the FBI crime report from 2015 and combined with with population data, eliminating any city with fewer than 5,000 residents or one that didn't submit a complete crime report.

Michigan's 20 safest cities are below. (The number in parenthesis is its previous rank)

  1. Adrian Township (not ranked)
  2. Lapeer Township (9)
  3. Kinross Township (2)
  4. Thetford Township (4)
  5. Cambridge Township (7)
  6. Oakland Township (not ranked)
  7. Grosse Ile Township (6)
  8. Flushing Township (11)
  9. Hamburg Township (10)
  10. Brandon Township (not ranked)
  11. South Lyon (14)
  12. Beverly Hills (19)
  13. Gaines Township (3)
  14. Raising Township (1)
  15. Petoskey (not ranked)
  16. Huntington Woods (50)
  17. Clawson (16)
  18. Oxford Township (not ranked)
  19. Napoleon Township (24)
  20. Springfield Township (not ranked)