Reported Annual Crime In Wauseon

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauseon/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime204n/a (estimate)2,7902,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWauseon/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape3n/a41.048.140.4
Robbery1n/a13.7107.8102.8
Assault3n/a41.0138.7248.5
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)96300386
Burglary13n/a177.8575.9468.9
Theft183n/a2,503.11,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a13.7169.3236.9
Property crime197n/a (estimate)2,6952,5782,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Wauseon, OH is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Wauseon, OH. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Wauseon, OH averages 3% lower than the rest of Ohio while the rate of crime on a national scale is 2% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Wauseon, OH is 68% lower than the average rate of crime in Ohio and 75% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 5% higher than the remainder of the state of Ohio and 10% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Wauseon, OH area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Swanton, OH3,89977720797
Grand Rapids, OH1,0861119581,069
Liberty Center, OH1,1331231,0601,183
West Unity, OH1,7831391,1951,334
Fayette, OH1,3721421,2161,358
Stryker, OH1,2711431,2271,370
Archbold, OH4,374921,3361,428
Wauseon, OH6,953962,6952,790

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wauseon is 2% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.64 daily crimes that occur in Wauseon.
  • Wauseon is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wauseon you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wauseon has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Wauseon (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wauseon, 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 Wauseon, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.03 times less than the Ohio average and 1.02 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wauseon, OH is 3.14 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 4.03 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wauseon, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.05 times more than the Ohio average and 1.10 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wauseon (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Ohio and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Wauseon, OH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Wauseon, OH has been ranked safer than 51% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Wauseon, OH is safer than 62% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Ohio and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Wauseon, OH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Wauseon, OH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wauseon

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wauseon is 1 in 1045
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wauseon is 1 in 38
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wauseon is 1 in 36
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wauseon, 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 Wauseon, OH, then there is a 1 in 1045 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 38. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 36 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wauseon, OH.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wauseon, 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 Wauseon, OH has decreased by 46% and the rate of property crime in Wauseon, OH has increased by 17%. The total crime rate in Wauseon, OH has increased by 12% year to year.

Wauseon police department

ItemWauseonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1817,044556,527
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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Interlaken, CA6,9544222,4212,843
Hobart, WI6,95115442457
Lihue, HI6,9552792,7022,981
Smithville, NJ6,9502501,5761,826
Acton, CA6,9562811,6151,896
Wauseon, OH6,953962,6952,790
Source: The Wauseon, 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.