Reported Annual Crime In Athens

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime496n/a (estimate)2,0702,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAthens/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape4n/a16.744.338.6
Robbery3n/a12.5108.1101.9
Assault10n/a41.7135.1237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)71292373
Burglary59n/a246.2596.7491.4
Theft415n/a1,732.11,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a20.9148.4220.2
Property crime479n/a (estimate)1,9992,5882,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Athens, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Athens, 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 Athens, OH crime rate is 28% lower than the Ohio average and is 28% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Athens, OH has a violent crime rate that is 76% lower than the Ohio average and 81% lower than the national average. For property crime, Athens, OH is 23% lower than the Ohio average and 20% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Athens is 28% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.67 daily crimes that occur in Athens.
  • Athens is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Athens you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Athens has increased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Athens (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Athens, OH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national level. In Athens, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.39 times less than the Ohio average and 1.38 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Athens, OH is 4.11 times less than the Ohio average and 5.25 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Athens, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.29 times less than the Ohio average and 1.24 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Athens (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Athens, OH compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Athens, OH safer than 57% when compared to other Ohio cities, and 67% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Ohio, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Athens, OH. At this time, Athens, OH sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Athens

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Athens is 1 in 1410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Athens is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Athens is 1 in 49
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Athens, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Athens, OH you have a 1 in 1410 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Athens, OH.

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

A good indicator of whether Athens, OH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Athens, OH has decreased by 34%, while the property crime rate in Athens, OH has increased by 34% year over year. The number of total crimes in Athens, OH has increased by 29% year over year.

Athens police department

ItemAthensOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3217,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.32.73.3
There are a total of 32 Athens police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.3% less than the Ohio average and 58.9% 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
Albany, OH1,2021231,0941,217
The Plains, OH3,0301501,3291,479
Chauncey, OH1,2581571,3921,549
Glouster, OH1,7451122,8542,966
Buchtel, OH5243563,1513,506
Athens, OH24,151711,9992,070

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Maywood, IL24,1489732,6143,587
Herndon, VA24,1411291,2251,354
El Cerrito, CA24,1363904,9555,346
Staunton, VA24,1321461,9792,125
Rockville Centre, NY24,128160674833
Athens, OH24,151711,9992,070
Source: The Athens, 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.