Reported Annual Crime In Oberlin

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOberlin/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime250n/a (estimate)2,9972,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOberlin/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape27n/a323.748.140.4
Robbery4n/a48.0107.8102.8
Assault7n/a83.9138.7248.5
Violent crime38n/a (estimate)456300386
Burglary27n/a323.7575.9468.9
Theft184n/a2,205.71,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a12.0169.3236.9
Property crime212n/a (estimate)2,5412,5782,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Oberlin, OH. All reported Oberlin, 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 Oberlin, OH overall crime rate is 4% higher than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 6% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Oberlin, OH, the rate is 52% higher than compared to the Ohio average, and 18% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Oberlin, OH comes in at 1% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 4% higher than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
North Ridgeville, OH30,68036583619
Grafton, OH6,14566622688
South Amherst, OH1,779101867968
LaGrange, OH2,3031069141,021
Vermilion, OH10,415291,0281,057
Bay Village, OH15,5081221,0521,174
Avon, OH21,7831261,0831,209
Oberlin, OH8,3684562,5412,997

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oberlin is 6% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.21 daily crimes that occur in Oberlin.
  • Oberlin is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oberlin you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oberlin has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Oberlin (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Oberlin, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Oberlin, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.04 times more than the state average and 1.06 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Oberlin, OH on a daily bases are 1.52 times more than than Ohio average and 1.18 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Oberlin, OH are 1.01 times less than the daily state average and 1.04 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Oberlin (higher is better)

How safe is Oberlin, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Oberlin, OH is safer than 15% of the cities in Ohio and 25% 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 Oberlin, OH. Overall, Oberlin, OH is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oberlin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oberlin is 1 in 220
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oberlin is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oberlin is 1 in 34
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Oberlin, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oberlin, OH you have a 1 in 220 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 34 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oberlin, OH.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Oberlin, 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 Oberlin, OH has increased by 108% and the rate of property crime in Oberlin, OH has decreased by 11%. The total crime rate in Oberlin, OH has decreased by 2% year to year.

Oberlin police department

ItemOberlinOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2317,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.73.3
There are a total of 23 Oberlin police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% greater than the Ohio average and 15.1% 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
Denison, IA8,3703182,2782,596
Hillsboro, IL8,3712481,2421,491
Fort Stockton, TX8,3735162,5343,050
Humboldt, TN8,3637483,5364,284
Center Moriches, NY8,3632721,1171,388
Oberlin, OH8,3684562,5412,997
Source: The Oberlin, 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.