Reported Annual Crime In Cleveland

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime26,832n/a (estimate)6,9472,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCleveland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder135n/a35.05.65.3
Rape488n/a126.448.140.4
Robbery2,980n/a771.6107.8102.8
Assault2,696n/a698.0138.7248.5
Violent crime6,299n/a (estimate)1,631300386
Burglary6,333n/a1,639.7575.9468.9
Theft10,001n/a2,589.41,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4,199n/a1,087.2169.3236.9
Property crime20,533n/a (estimate)5,3162,5782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Cleveland, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Cleveland, 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, OH crime rate is 141% higher than the Ohio average and is 145% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Cleveland, OH has a violent crime rate that is 443% higher than the Ohio average and 322% higher than the national average. For property crime, Cleveland, OH is 106% higher than the Ohio average and 117% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Moreland Hills, OH3,30530303333
Olmsted Falls, OH8,94334339373
Bratenahl, OH1,16942362404
Valley View, OH1,97544379423
Rocky River, OH20,14534397431
Brecksville, OH13,54330403433
Gates Mills, OH2,25047404451
Cleveland, OH392,1141,6315,3166,947

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Cleveland is 145% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 19.03 daily crimes that occur in Cleveland.
  • Cleveland is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Cleveland you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Cleveland has increased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Cleveland, OH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Ohio and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Cleveland, OH are 2.41 times more than the Ohio average and 2.45 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Cleveland, OH are 5.43 times more than than Ohio and 4.22 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Cleveland, OH are 2.06 times more than than Ohio and 2.17 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Cleveland (higher is better)

How safe is Cleveland, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Cleveland, OH is safer than 0% of the cities in Ohio and 2% 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, OH. Overall, Cleveland, OH is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Cleveland

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Cleveland is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Cleveland is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Cleveland is 1 in 15
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Cleveland, 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 Cleveland, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 62. 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 19 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 Cleveland, OH is 1 in 15.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Cleveland, 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 Cleveland, OH has increased by 198%, while the property crime rate in Cleveland, OH has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Cleveland, OH has increased by 29% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Cleveland police department

ItemClevelandOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1,70917,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.32.73.3
There are a total of 1,709 Cleveland police officers. This results in 4.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.8% greater than the Ohio average and 32.9% greater 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
Minneapolis, MN394,4241,1094,2225,331
Tulsa, OK395,5991,0955,9046,999
Wichita, KS385,5181,0575,3826,439
Oakland, CA402,3391,4265,6367,061
Arlington, TX375,3055573,1543,711
Cleveland, OH392,1141,6315,3166,947
Source: The Cleveland, 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.