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Crime rates affect the sense of security citizens have about their communities. These rates can also influence business investment and residential development. Offenses classified as property crimes include burglary, larceny-theft and motor vehicle theft.
Compared to state and national averages, Allegan County enjoys a relatively low rate of property crime that has declined steadily to less than 500 property crimes per 100 thousand residents from a peak of 1,000 in 2007.
Data shown come from the FBI Uniform Crime Reports updated annually in October.