Reported Annual Crime In Dayton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,414n/a (estimate)5,9812,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder26n/a18.54.34.9
Rape147n/a104.544.338.6
Robbery479n/a340.5108.1101.9
Assault673n/a478.4135.1237.8
Violent crime1,325n/a (estimate)942292373
Burglary2,412n/a1,714.5596.7491.4
Theft3,994n/a2,839.01,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft683n/a485.5148.4220.2
Property crime7,089n/a (estimate)5,0392,5882,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Dayton, OH. All reported Dayton, OH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Dayton, OH overall crime rate is 108% higher than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 109% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Dayton, OH, the rate is 223% higher than compared to the Ohio average, and 153% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Dayton, OH comes in at 95% higher than to the average seen in Ohio, and 103% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dayton is 109% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.39 daily crimes that occur in Dayton.
  • Dayton is safer than 3% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dayton has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Dayton, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Dayton, OH the total number of daily crimes is 2.08 times more than the Ohio average and 2.09 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Dayton, OH are 3.23 times more than the Ohio average and 2.53 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Dayton, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.95 times more than the Ohio average and 2.03 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Dayton (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Dayton, OH compared to every other city in Ohio as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Dayton, OH ranks safer than 1% of every city located within Ohio along with 3% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Ohio and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Dayton, OH. As a result, Dayton, OH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 107
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Dayton, OH? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Dayton, OH, you have a 1 in 107 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 20. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton, OH is 1 in 17.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Dayton, 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 Dayton, OH has increased by 10%, while the property crime rate in Dayton, OH has decreased by 9% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Dayton, OH has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Dayton police department

ItemDaytonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)41517,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.92.73.3
There are a total of 415 Dayton police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.2% greater than the Ohio average and 10.6% 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
Carlisle, OH5,00195513608
Germantown, OH5,54536655691
Springboro, OH17,49955698753
Brookville, OH6,35151882933
Enon, OH2,81098865963
Dayton, OH141,7769425,0395,981

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Savannah, GA141,2984863,8834,369
Mesquite, TX142,5523324,0674,399
Clarksville, TN140,5635812,8573,438
Metairie, LA140,0743622,2502,612
McKinney, TX144,0661621,6381,800
Dayton, OH141,7769425,0395,981
Source: The Dayton, 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.