Cleveland Heights, OH Crime Rates & Statistics

Reported Annual Crime In Cleveland Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,700n/a (estimate)3,6713,2143,099
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a245
Rape5n/a113525
Robbery94n/a203124109
Assault44n/a95123229
Violent crime144n/a (estimate)311286368
Burglary254n/a548790610
Theft1,226n/a2,6471,9691,899
Vehichle theft76n/a164169221
Property crime1,556n/a (estimate)3,3602,9282,731

The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cleveland Heights, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Cleveland Heights, 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 Cleveland Heights, OH crime rate is 14% higher than the Ohio average and is 18% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cleveland Heights, OH has a violent crime rate that is 8% higher than the Ohio average and 15% lower than the national average. For property crime, Cleveland Heights, OH is 14% higher than the Ohio average and 23% higher than the national average.

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Daily Crime In Cleveland Heights (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Cleveland Heights, 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 Cleveland Heights, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.14 times more than than the Ohio average and 1.18 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Cleveland Heights, OH is 1.09 times more than than the Ohio average, and it is 1.18 times less than than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Cleveland Heights, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.15 times more than than the Ohio average and 1.23 times more than than the daily national rate.

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How Safe is Cleveland Heights (higher is better)

How safe is Cleveland Heights, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cleveland Heights, OH is safer than 15% of the cities in Ohio and 29% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Ohio and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Cleveland Heights, OH. Overall, Cleveland Heights, OH is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

The overall crime rate in Cleveland Heights is 18% higher than than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 10.06 daily crimes that occur in Cleveland Heights.
Cleveland Heights is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
In Cleveland Heights you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Cleveland Heights has decreased by 7%.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cleveland Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cleveland Heights is 1 in 322
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cleveland Heights is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cleveland Heights is 1 in 28

Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Cleveland Heights, OH? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Cleveland Heights, OH your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 322. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Cleveland Heights, OH is 1 in 28.

Year Over Year Crime In Cleveland Heights (per 100,000 people)

Determining whether Cleveland Heights, OH is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Cleveland Heights, OH has decreased by 15% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 6% year over year. Total crimes for Cleveland Heights, OH has decreased by 7% in the same time frame.

Nearby cities with low crime rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hunting Valley, OH690000
Lyndhurst, OH13,97336036
Broadview Heights, OH19,16257057
Kirtland Hills, OH6800311311
Moreland Hills, OH3,3070333333
Cleveland Heights, OH46,0523113,3603,671

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
San Marcos, TX46,1314253,6404,065
Dunwoody, GA46,1331203,8673,987
Caldwell, ID46,2292772,3472,623
Hattiesburg, MS46,2843305,7966,126
Dublin, CA45,7991411,4841,625
Cleveland Heights, OH46,0523113,3603,671

Cleveland Heights police department

ItemCleveland HeightsOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)12117,044504,711
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.62.73.3

There are a total of 121 Cleveland Heights police officers. This results in 2.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2% less than the Ohio average and 19% 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.

Source: The crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2013. 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.