Reported Annual Crime In Martins Ferry

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartins Ferry/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime122n/a (estimate)1,8042,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMartins Ferry/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape2n/a29.648.140.4
Robbery0n/a0.0107.8102.8
Assault10n/a147.9138.7248.5
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)177300386
Burglary33n/a488.1575.9468.9
Theft72n/a1,064.91,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a74.0169.3236.9
Property crime110n/a (estimate)1,6272,5782,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Martins Ferry, OH. All reported Martins Ferry, 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 Martins Ferry, OH overall crime rate is 37% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 36% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Martins Ferry, OH, the rate is 41% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 54% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Martins Ferry, OH comes in at 37% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 34% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
McMechen, WV1,686000
West Liberty, WV1,51764064
Benwood, WV1,28674074
Shadyside, OH3,8120162162
St. Clairsville, OH5,15179177255
Bethlehem, WV2,61641332373
Beech Bottom, WV7700605605
Martins Ferry, OH6,8501771,6271,804

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Martins Ferry is 36% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.94 daily crimes that occur in Martins Ferry.
  • Martins Ferry is safer than 74% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Martins Ferry you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Martins Ferry has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Martins Ferry (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Martins Ferry, OH per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Ohio as well as national figures. In Martins Ferry, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.59 times less than the Ohio average and 1.57 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Martins Ferry, OH are 1.69 times less than the Ohio average and 2.18 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Martins Ferry, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the Ohio average and 1.51 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Martins Ferry (higher is better)

How safe is Martins Ferry, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Martins Ferry, OH is safer than 68% of the cities in Ohio and 74% 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 Martins Ferry, OH. Overall, Martins Ferry, OH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Martins Ferry

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Martins Ferry is 1 in 564
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Martins Ferry is 1 in 62
The chance of being a victim of crime in Martins Ferry is 1 in 56
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Martins Ferry, OH? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Martins Ferry, OH, then there is a 1 in 564 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 62. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 56 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Martins Ferry, OH.

Year Over Year Crime In Martins Ferry (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Martins Ferry, OH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Martins Ferry, OH has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 25% in Martins Ferry, OH, while property crimes in Martins Ferry, OH have increased by 13%. Crimes in total for Martins Ferry, OH have increased by 8% year over year.

Martins Ferry police department

ItemMartins FerryOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a17,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

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.

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Martins Ferry, OH6,8501771,6271,804
Source: The Martins Ferry, 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.