Reported Annual Crime In Akron

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,195n/a (estimate)4,6542,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder28n/a14.24.34.9
Rape166n/a84.044.338.6
Robbery402n/a203.5108.1101.9
Assault572n/a289.5135.1237.8
Violent crime1,168n/a (estimate)591292373
Burglary2,426n/a1,227.8596.7491.4
Theft5,002n/a2,531.51,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft599n/a303.2148.4220.2
Property crime8,027n/a (estimate)4,0632,5882,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Akron, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Akron, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Akron, OH crime rate is 62% higher than the Ohio average and is 63% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Akron, OH has a violent crime rate that is 103% higher than the Ohio average and 59% higher than the national average. For property crime, Akron, OH is 57% higher than the Ohio average and 63% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Akron is 63% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 12.75 daily crimes that occur in Akron.
  • Akron is safer than 14% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Akron you have a 1 in 22 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Akron has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Akron, OH per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national scale. In Akron, OH the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.62 times more than the Ohio average and 1.63 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Akron, OH is 2.03 times more than the Ohio average and 1.59 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Akron, OH has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.57 times more than the Ohio average and 1.63 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Akron (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Akron, OH compared to every other city in Ohio as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Akron, OH ranks safer than 8% of every city located within Ohio along with 14% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Ohio and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Akron, OH. As a result, Akron, OH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Akron

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Akron is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Akron is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Akron is 1 in 22
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Akron, OH? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Akron, OH, then there is a 1 in 170 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 25. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 22 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Akron, OH.

Year Over Year Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Akron, OH is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Akron, OH has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Akron, OH has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Akron, OH has decreased by 12% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Akron police department

ItemAkronOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)46117,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.73.3
There are a total of 461 Akron police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 13.9% less than the Ohio average and 28.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Ohio

StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
Ohio17,925156222
There are a total of 17,925 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 30% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boston Heights, OH1,30241363404
Silver Lake, OH2,52046406452
Hudson, OH22,35127436462
Richfield, OH3,66156493549
Brady Lake, OH4056470647
Akron, OH198,4925914,0634,654

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Yonkers, NY198,6544719951,466
Columbus, GA198,2475565,5436,098
Moreno Valley, CA198,8723133,2473,561
Aurora, IL199,8783231,5371,860
Augusta, GA196,5516415,1235,763
Akron, OH198,4925914,0634,654
Source: The Akron, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.