Reported Annual Crime In Defiance

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDefiance/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime366n/a (estimate)2,1922,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDefiance/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape16n/a95.848.140.4
Robbery1n/a6.0107.8102.8
Assault8n/a47.9138.7248.5
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)150300386
Burglary42n/a251.5575.9468.9
Theft291n/a1,742.81,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft8n/a47.9169.3236.9
Property crime341n/a (estimate)2,0422,5782,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Defiance, OH. These figures on reported criminal activity in Defiance, OH, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Defiance, OH is 24% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Ohio, and when compared with the national average, is 23% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Defiance, OH has 50% lower than violent crime rate than Ohio average, while remaining 61% lower than the national average. In property crime, Defiance, OH is 21% lower than the average of Ohio and is 17% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Holgate, OH1,2101391,1911,330
Paulding, OH3,6311841,5851,770
Napoleon, OH8,9401282,3002,428
Bryan, OH8,5233302,8333,162
Continental, OH9653493,0003,350
Miller City, OH1113503,0113,362
Ridgeville Corners, OH3093583,0793,438
Defiance, OH16,6461502,0422,192

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Defiance is 23% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.01 daily crimes that occur in Defiance.
  • Defiance is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Defiance you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Defiance has decreased by 31%.

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Daily Crime In Defiance (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Defiance, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Defiance, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.31 times less than the Ohio average and 1.29 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Defiance, OH are 2.01 times less than the Ohio average and 2.58 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Defiance, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.26 times less than the Ohio average and 1.20 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Defiance (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Ohio and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Defiance, OH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Defiance, OH has been ranked safer than 44% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Defiance, OH is safer than 56% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Ohio and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Defiance, OH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Defiance, OH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Defiance

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Defiance is 1 in 668
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Defiance is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Defiance is 1 in 46
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Defiance, 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 Defiance, OH, you have a 1 in 668 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 49. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Defiance, OH is 1 in 46.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Defiance, OH is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Defiance, OH has decreased by 4% and the rate of property crime in Defiance, OH has decreased by 32%. The total crime rate in Defiance, OH has decreased by 31% year to year.

Defiance police department

ItemDefianceOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3017,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.73.3
There are a total of 30 Defiance police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.1% less than the Ohio average and 44.7% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Concord, MO16,6453521,8992,251
Suwanee, GA16,6481033,3863,489
Sikeston, MO16,6427294,1084,837
Fairhope, AL16,6611853,3333,518
Centralia, WA16,6644056,0896,494
Defiance, OH16,6461502,0422,192
Source: The Defiance, 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.