Best Home Security Companies in Detroit
Detroit was founded in 1701 by Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, a french explorer. In the 20th century Detroit became a major city and metropolitan area in the United States. During the time period US car companies were centered in Detroit and the city became the 4th largest in the country during this period. Loss of jobs in the auto industry contributed greatly to the cities loss of population, with a loss of 25% of the total population from 2000 to 2010. In 2013 the city filed for bankruptcy, the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history.
During the 1950 census, Detroit had an estimated population of 1.8 million residents. There was a 60% drop in population by 2010 with an estimated population of 713,777 people. The loss of population is a result of the declining auto industry in the area. Detroit is the 18th largest city by population in the United States. The Metro Detroit are is home to 4.3 million people, the 14th most populous metropolitan area in the United States.
Detroit has far and away some of the worst crime rates in the United States. In fact, Detroit has the highest violent crime rate in the country. For every 100,000 residents, 1,989 people will be victims of violent crime. Other notable statistics include, 43 murders per 100,000 people, 81 rapes, 521 robberies, 1,342 assaults, 4,817 victims of assault, 1,340 victims of burglary and 2,004 victims of larceny/theft.
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