Reported Annual Crime In Bellefontaine

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellefontaine/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime526n/a (estimate)4,0082,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBellefontaine/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape8n/a61.044.338.6
Robbery5n/a38.1108.1101.9
Assault17n/a129.5135.1237.8
Violent crime30n/a (estimate)229292373
Burglary85n/a647.7596.7491.4
Theft408n/a3,108.81,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a22.9148.4220.2
Property crime496n/a (estimate)3,7792,5882,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bellefontaine, OH for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bellefontaine, OH is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bellefontaine, OH crime rates are 39% higher than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 40% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bellefontaine, OH has a rate that is 22% lower than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 39% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bellefontaine, OH is 46% higher than its state's mean, and 52% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bellefontaine is 40% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.98 daily crimes that occur in Bellefontaine.
  • Bellefontaine is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bellefontaine you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bellefontaine has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Bellefontaine (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Bellefontaine, OH per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national scale. In Bellefontaine, OH the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.39 times more than the Ohio average and 1.40 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Bellefontaine, OH is 1.28 times less than the Ohio average and 1.63 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Bellefontaine, OH has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.46 times more than the Ohio average and 1.52 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Bellefontaine (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bellefontaine, OH compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bellefontaine, OH safer than 19% when compared to other Ohio cities, and 32% 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 Bellefontaine, OH. At this time, Bellefontaine, OH sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bellefontaine

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bellefontaine is 1 in 438
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bellefontaine is 1 in 27
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bellefontaine is 1 in 25
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bellefontaine, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bellefontaine, OH you have a 1 in 438 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 27 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bellefontaine, OH.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bellefontaine, 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 Bellefontaine, OH has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Bellefontaine, OH has decreased by 17% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bellefontaine, OH has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bellefontaine police department

ItemBellefontaineOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2917,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.73.3
There are a total of 29 Bellefontaine police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.3% less than the Ohio average and 33.4% 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
West Liberty, OH1,6952259011,127
North Lewisburg, OH1,4611181,0491,167
Jackson Center, OH1,7701271,1291,256
Lakeview, OH1,0841341,1851,319
De Graff, OH1,4681371,2111,347
Bellefontaine, OH13,1412293,7794,008

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Bellefontaine, OH13,1412293,7794,008
Source: The Bellefontaine, 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.