Reported Annual Crime In West Jefferson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jefferson/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime104n/a (estimate)2,4242,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Jefferson/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape0n/a0.048.140.4
Robbery1n/a23.3107.8102.8
Assault2n/a46.6138.7248.5
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)70300386
Burglary14n/a326.3575.9468.9
Theft84n/a1,957.61,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a69.9169.3236.9
Property crime101n/a (estimate)2,3542,5782,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West Jefferson, OH for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West Jefferson, OH is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall West Jefferson, OH crime rates are 16% lower than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 15% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West Jefferson, OH has a rate that is 77% lower than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 82% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West Jefferson, OH is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 4% lower than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Choctaw Lake, OH1,14842362404
New California, OH1,58142362404
Commercial Point, OH1,591124619743
Hilliard, OH30,815959881,082
Marble Cliff, OH6051211,0421,163
Riverlea, OH6131211,0421,163
Dublin, OH42,378481,1271,175
West Jefferson, OH4,223702,3542,424

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Jefferson is 15% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.64 daily crimes that occur in West Jefferson.
  • West Jefferson is safer than 61% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Jefferson you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Jefferson has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In West Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in West Jefferson, OH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Ohio and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for West Jefferson, OH are 1.19 times less than the Ohio average and 1.17 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in West Jefferson, OH are 4.30 times less than than Ohio and 5.53 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in West Jefferson, OH are 1.10 times less than than Ohio and 1.04 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West Jefferson (higher is better)

How safe is West Jefferson, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that West Jefferson, OH is safer than 50% of the cities in Ohio and 61% 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 West Jefferson, OH. Overall, West Jefferson, OH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Jefferson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 1431
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Jefferson is 1 in 42
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in West Jefferson, OH? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In West Jefferson, OH, you have a 1 in 1431 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 43. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in West Jefferson, OH is 1 in 42.

Year Over Year Crime In West Jefferson (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether West Jefferson, 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 West Jefferson, OH has increased by 49% and the rate of property crime in West Jefferson, OH has increased by 5%. The total crime rate in West Jefferson, OH has increased by 6% year to year.

West Jefferson police department

ItemWest JeffersonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1517,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.62.73.3
There are a total of 15 West Jefferson police officers. This results in 3.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 31.8% greater than the Ohio average and 8.9% greater 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
Massac, KY4,22374696770
Slaughterville, OK4,2233302,1902,520
Prescott, WI4,2221671,0561,223
Cutler, CA4,2244622,6523,115
Pipestone, MN4,2212231,9572,180
West Jefferson, OH4,223702,3542,424
Source: The West Jefferson, 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.