Reported Annual Crime In Mount Vernon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime697n/a (estimate)4,1772,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMount Vernon/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape6n/a36.048.140.4
Robbery2n/a12.0107.8102.8
Assault9n/a53.9138.7248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)102300386
Burglary87n/a521.4575.9468.9
Theft592n/a3,548.11,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a6.0169.3236.9
Property crime680n/a (estimate)4,0762,5782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Mount Vernon, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Mount Vernon, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Mount Vernon, OH crime rate is 45% higher than the Ohio average and is 47% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Mount Vernon, OH has a violent crime rate that is 66% lower than the Ohio average and 74% lower than the national average. For property crime, Mount Vernon, OH is 58% higher than the Ohio average and 66% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Utica, OH2,388227725952
Gambier, OH2,2661159911,106
Centerburg, OH1,8541169961,112
Butler, OH1,0261291,1061,234
Danville, OH1,0901411,2101,350
Fredericktown, OH2,4872411,6491,891
Apple Valley, OH5,4652061,7691,975
Mount Vernon, OH16,9191024,0764,177

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mount Vernon is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.44 daily crimes that occur in Mount Vernon.
  • Mount Vernon is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mount Vernon you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mount Vernon has increased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Mount Vernon, OH for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Ohio as well as those across America as a whole. The Mount Vernon, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.45 times more than the Ohio average and 1.47 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Mount Vernon, OH is 2.95 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 3.79 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Mount Vernon, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.58 times more than the Ohio average and 1.66 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Mount Vernon (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Mount Vernon, 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 Mount Vernon, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Mount Vernon, OH is 22% safer than other cities of Ohio and 34% 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, Mount Vernon, OH has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Mount Vernon, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mount Vernon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 982
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 25
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mount Vernon is 1 in 24
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Mount Vernon, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Mount Vernon, OH you have a 1 in 982 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 24 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Mount Vernon, OH.

Year Over Year Crime In Mount Vernon (per 100,000 people)

A good indicator of whether Mount Vernon, OH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Mount Vernon, OH has decreased by 72%, while the property crime rate in Mount Vernon, OH has increased by 27% year over year. The number of total crimes in Mount Vernon, OH has increased by 17% year over year.

Mount Vernon police department

ItemMount VernonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2917,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.72.73.3
There are a total of 29 Mount Vernon police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.1% less than the Ohio average and 48% 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.

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Marco Island, FL16,92111524535
North Aurora, IL16,9271191,3641,483
Norwalk, OH16,927602,6202,680
Hinsdale, IL16,898281,0171,046
Kapolei, HI16,8903423,3083,650
Mount Vernon, OH16,9191024,0764,177
Source: The Mount Vernon, 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.