Reported Annual Crime In Bowling Green

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime685n/a (estimate)2,1492,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape15n/a47.144.338.6
Robbery8n/a25.1108.1101.9
Assault25n/a78.4135.1237.8
Violent crime48n/a (estimate)151292373
Burglary65n/a203.9596.7491.4
Theft561n/a1,759.81,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a34.5148.4220.2
Property crime637n/a (estimate)1,9982,5882,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bowling Green, OH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 25% lower than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 25% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bowling Green, OH shows a crime rate that is 48% lower than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 60% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bowling Green, OH is shown to be 23% lower than the Ohio average and 20% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bowling Green is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.89 daily crimes that occur in Bowling Green.
  • Bowling Green is safer than 58% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bowling Green you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bowling Green has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bowling Green, OH for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Ohio as well as those across America as a whole. The Bowling Green, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.34 times less than the Ohio average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bowling Green, OH is 1.94 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 2.47 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bowling Green, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.29 times less than the Ohio average and 1.24 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bowling Green (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bowling Green, OH area in comparison to other Ohio communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bowling Green, OH being safer than 46% of cities in Ohio and 58% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Ohio cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bowling Green, OH. In conclusion, Bowling Green, OH now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bowling Green

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 665
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 47
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bowling Green, 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 Bowling Green, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 665. 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 Bowling Green, OH is 1 in 47.

Year Over Year Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Bowling Green, OH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bowling Green, OH has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 25% in Bowling Green, OH, while property crimes in Bowling Green, OH have increased by 1%. Crimes in total for Bowling Green, OH have increased by 2% year over year.

Bowling Green police department

ItemBowling GreenOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5417,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.73.3
There are a total of 54 Bowling Green police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.8% less than the Ohio average and 45.3% 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
Whitehouse, OH4,39167358425
Waterville, OH5,4990562562
Fostoria, OH13,00399655754
Haskins, OH1,25189792882
Millbury, OH1,21994830924
Bowling Green, OH31,3661511,9982,149

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College Park, MD31,3876473,2803,927
Salisbury, MD31,3349395,4406,379
Englewood, CO31,2983793,1173,496
Bowling Green, OH31,3661511,9982,149
Source: The Bowling Green, 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.