Reported Annual Crime In Ashland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime429n/a (estimate)2,1162,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAshland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a9.95.65.3
Rape14n/a69.048.140.4
Robbery1n/a4.9107.8102.8
Assault7n/a34.5138.7248.5
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)118300386
Burglary73n/a360.0575.9468.9
Theft325n/a1,602.71,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a34.5169.3236.9
Property crime405n/a (estimate)1,9972,5782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ashland, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Ashland, 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 Ashland, OH crime rate is 26% lower than the Ohio average and is 25% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ashland, OH has a violent crime rate that is 61% lower than the Ohio average and 69% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ashland, OH is 23% lower than the Ohio average and 19% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lexington, OH5,7060106106
Greenwich, OH1,3161361,1721,309
West Salem, OH1,5571401,2061,346
New London, OH2,5891581,3571,515
Bailey Lakes, OH5313553,0543,409
New Pittsburg, OH2603573,0703,427
Hayesville, OH3933613,1053,466
Ashland, OH20,4211181,9972,116

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ashland is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.8 daily crimes that occur in Ashland.
  • Ashland is safer than 60% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ashland you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ashland has decreased by 15%.

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Daily Crime In Ashland (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Ashland, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Ashland, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.36 times less than the Ohio average and 1.34 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Ashland, OH are 2.54 times less than the Ohio average and 3.26 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Ashland, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the Ohio average and 1.23 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Ashland (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Ashland, OH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Ohio as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Ashland, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Ashland, OH is 49% safer than other cities of Ohio and 60% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Ohio cities and all around the United States, Ashland, OH has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Ashland, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ashland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ashland is 1 in 845
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ashland is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ashland is 1 in 48
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ashland, OH? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Ashland, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 845. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 51 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Ashland, OH is 1 in 48.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Ashland, 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 Ashland, OH has increased by 19%, while the property crime rate in Ashland, OH has decreased by 16% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ashland, OH has decreased by 15% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Ashland police department

ItemAshlandOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3217,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.62.73.3
There are a total of 32 Ashland police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 41.8% less than the Ohio average and 51.9% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ashland, OR20,4122283,9404,168
Chambersburg, PA20,4304193,0333,452
Corinth, TX20,4321698901,059
Woodbridge, NJ20,4342811,7692,049
Pleasantville, NJ20,4365471,7652,311
Ashland, OH20,4211181,9972,116
Source: The Ashland, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.