Reported Annual Crime In Defiance

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDefiance/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime530n/a (estimate)3,1742,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDefiance/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.34.9
Rape14n/a83.844.338.6
Robbery4n/a24.0108.1101.9
Assault8n/a47.9135.1237.8
Violent crime26n/a (estimate)156292373
Burglary57n/a341.4596.7491.4
Theft442n/a2,647.01,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a29.9148.4220.2
Property crime504n/a (estimate)3,0182,5882,487
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 10% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Ohio, and when compared with the national average, is 11% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Defiance, OH has 47% lower than violent crime rate than Ohio average, while remaining 58% lower than the national average. In property crime, Defiance, OH is 17% higher than the average of Ohio and is 21% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Defiance is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.7 daily crimes that occur in Defiance.
  • Defiance is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Defiance you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Defiance has increased by 6%.

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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 1.10 times more than the Ohio average and 1.11 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Defiance, OH are 1.87 times less than the Ohio average and 2.39 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Defiance, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.17 times more than the Ohio average and 1.21 times more 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 32% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Defiance, OH is safer than 45% 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 below 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 643
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Defiance is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Defiance is 1 in 32
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 643 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 34. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Defiance, OH is 1 in 32.

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 16% and the rate of property crime in Defiance, OH has increased by 7%. The total crime rate in Defiance, OH has increased by 6% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Holgate, OH1,2101351,1961,331
Paulding, OH3,6311801,5911,771
Napoleon, OH8,940932,8882,981
Bryan, OH8,5233212,8443,164
Continental, OH9653403,0123,352
Defiance, OH16,6461563,0183,174

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Concord, MO16,6453371,9362,273
Suwanee, GA16,6481372,7372,874
Sikeston, MO16,6421,0934,3665,459
Fairhope, AL16,6612072,7522,959
Centralia, WA16,6643794,9905,369
Defiance, OH16,6461563,0183,174
Source: The Defiance, 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.