Reported Annual Crime In Polk

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,667 (estimate)2,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePolk/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.3
Rapen/an/an/a48.140.4
Robberyn/an/an/a107.8102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a138.7248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)382 (estimate)300386
Burglaryn/an/an/a575.9468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a169.3236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)3,285 (estimate)2,5782,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westfield Center, OH1,21244382427
West Salem, OH1,5571401,2061,346
Lodi, OH2,7771531,3181,471
New London, OH2,5891581,3571,515
Ashland, OH20,4211181,9972,116
Wellington, OH5,0042552,1882,442
Wooster, OH26,3532722,8873,158
Polk, OH3003823,2853,667

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Polk is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.05 daily crimes that occur in Polk.
  • Polk is safer than 25% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Polk you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Polk has not changed.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Polk

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Polk is 1 in 262
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Polk is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Polk is 1 in 28

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

Polk police department

ItemPolkOhioNational
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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Polk, OH3003823,2853,667
Source: The Polk, 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.