Reported Annual Crime In Kent

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKent/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime556n/a (estimate)1,8642,8802,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKent/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a3.44.34.9
Rape2n/a6.744.338.6
Robbery9n/a30.2108.1101.9
Assault53n/a177.7135.1237.8
Violent crime65n/a (estimate)218292373
Burglary127n/a425.7596.7491.4
Theft357n/a1,196.71,842.61,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a23.5148.4220.2
Property crime491n/a (estimate)1,6462,5882,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kent, OH. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kent, 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 Kent, OH is 35% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Ohio, and when compared with the national average, is 35% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Kent, OH has 25% lower than violent crime rate than Ohio average, while remaining 42% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kent, OH is 36% lower than the average of Ohio and is 34% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kent is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.11 daily crimes that occur in Kent.
  • Kent is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kent you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kent has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Kent (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Kent, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Kent, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.54 times less than the Ohio average and 1.53 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Kent, OH are 1.34 times less than the Ohio average and 1.71 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Kent, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.57 times less than the Ohio average and 1.51 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Kent (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Kent, OH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Ohio as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Kent, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Kent, OH is 43% safer than other cities of Ohio and 53% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Ohio cities and all around the United States, Kent, OH has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Kent, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kent

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kent is 1 in 459
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kent is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kent is 1 in 54
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Kent, 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 Kent, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 459. 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 61 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 Kent, OH is 1 in 54.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Kent, 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 Kent, OH has decreased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Kent, OH has decreased by 7% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kent, OH has decreased by 7% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Kent police department

ItemKentOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5417,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.73.3
There are a total of 54 Kent police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.9% less than the Ohio average and 42.9% 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
Boston Heights, OH1,30241363404
Silver Lake, OH2,52046406452
Hudson, OH22,35127436462
Brecksville, OH13,54345432477
Glenwillow, OH1,08555489544
Kent, OH29,3672181,6461,864

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lawrenceville, GA29,3643423,5523,894
Williamsport, PA29,3774123,1153,527
East Chicago, IN29,3878543,8214,675
Granger, IN29,4001691,1291,298
Marion, IN29,4033673,8344,201
Kent, OH29,3672181,6461,864
Source: The Kent, 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.