Best Home Security Companies in Michigan
The Great Lakes state has one of the most diverse geographical layouts of any state in the nation, with more than 11,000 inland lakes and bordering the four Great Lakes—Lake Erie, Lake Superior, Lake Michigan, and Lake Huron. It is also the only state in the lower 48 to be divided into two peninsulas. The Upper Peninsula is more rural and more sparsely populated and is often referred to as the U.P. The Lower Peninsula is referred to as “the Mitten” due to its shape. This half is more densely populated and home to Detroit, the most populated city in the state and home to Michigan’s famous auto industry complex.
Michigan has an above average crime rate compared to the rest of the nation, with higher rates of violent, property, and auto crimes. They also have double the rate of hate crimes, with a majority of them being race related. While Michigan as a whole is slightly above average, Detroit is severely worse, with a crime rate index that is five times higher than the rest of the state and the national average.
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