Reported Annual Crime In Springfield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,451n/a (estimate)7,4802,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSpringfield/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder5n/a8.45.65.3
Rape34n/a57.148.140.4
Robbery184n/a309.2107.8102.8
Assault188n/a316.0138.7248.5
Violent crime411n/a (estimate)691300386
Burglary963n/a1,618.4575.9468.9
Theft2,817n/a4,734.21,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft260n/a437.0169.3236.9
Property crime4,040n/a (estimate)6,7902,5782,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Springfield, OH. These figures on reported criminal activity in Springfield, 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 Springfield, OH is 160% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Ohio, and when compared with the national average, is 164% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Springfield, OH has 130% higher than violent crime rate than Ohio average, while remaining 79% higher than the national average. In property crime, Springfield, OH is 163% higher than the average of Ohio and is 177% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
St. Paris, OH2,1430794794
Enon, OH2,648100862962
Holiday Valley, OH1,379103888992
Green Meadows, OH2,5141221,0461,168
Wilberforce, OH2,2951381,1831,321
Crystal Lakes, OH1,3161481,2751,424
South Charleston, OH1,8791211,3901,511
Springfield, OH59,7616916,7907,480

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Springfield is 164% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.49 daily crimes that occur in Springfield.
  • Springfield is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Springfield you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Springfield has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Springfield (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Springfield, OH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national level. In Springfield, OH the total number of daily crimes is 2.60 times more than the Ohio average and 2.64 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Springfield, OH is 2.30 times more than the Ohio average and 1.79 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Springfield, OH has a daily crime rate that is 2.63 times more than the Ohio average and 2.77 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Springfield (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Springfield, 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 Springfield, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Springfield, OH is 2% safer than other cities of Ohio and 6% 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, Springfield, OH has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Springfield, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Springfield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Springfield is 1 in 145
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Springfield is 1 in 15
The chance of being a victim of crime in Springfield is 1 in 14
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Springfield, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Springfield, OH you have a 1 in 145 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 15 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Springfield, OH.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Springfield, 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 Springfield, OH has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Springfield, OH has increased by 10% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Springfield, OH has increased by 10% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Springfield police department

ItemSpringfieldOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)14317,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.42.73.3
There are a total of 143 Springfield police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 12.2% less than the Ohio average and 27.1% 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
Petaluma, CA59,7573281,8182,147
Lakeville, MN59,786689971,065
Marietta, GA59,7143913,8344,226
Gardena, CA59,8985562,4392,995
St. Clair Shores, MI59,9161941,3481,542
Springfield, OH59,7616916,7907,480
Source: The Springfield, 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.