Reported Annual Crime In Wooster

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWooster/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime849n/a (estimate)3,1582,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWooster/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape24n/a89.348.140.4
Robbery14n/a52.1107.8102.8
Assault35n/a130.2138.7248.5
Violent crime73n/a (estimate)272300386
Burglary127n/a472.4575.9468.9
Theft633n/a2,354.61,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a59.5169.3236.9
Property crime776n/a (estimate)2,8872,5782,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Wooster, OH for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Wooster, 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 Wooster, OH crime rates are 10% higher than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 11% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Wooster, OH has a rate that is 10% lower than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 30% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Wooster, OH is 12% higher than its state's mean, and 18% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Westfield Center, OH1,21244382427
Seville, OH2,270103881984
Dalton, OH1,8641079181,025
Smithville, OH1,1841119551,067
Kidron, OH1,0581181,0171,135
Apple Creek, OH1,1681271,0931,220
Doylestown, OH3,0611341,1551,290
Wooster, OH26,3532722,8873,158

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wooster is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.65 daily crimes that occur in Wooster.
  • Wooster is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wooster you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wooster has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Wooster (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Wooster, 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 Wooster, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.10 times more than the Ohio average and 1.11 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Wooster, OH is 1.11 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 1.42 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Wooster, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.12 times more than the Ohio average and 1.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Wooster (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wooster, OH area in comparison to other Ohio communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wooster, OH being safer than 25% of cities in Ohio and 35% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Ohio cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Wooster, OH. In conclusion, Wooster, OH now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wooster

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wooster is 1 in 369
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wooster is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wooster is 1 in 32
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Wooster, 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 Wooster, OH, then there is a 1 in 369 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 35. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 32 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Wooster, OH.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Wooster, 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 Wooster, OH has increased by 27% and the rate of property crime in Wooster, OH has decreased by 4%. The total crime rate in Wooster, OH has decreased by 2% year to year.

Wooster police department

ItemWoosterOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3717,044556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.42.73.3
There are a total of 37 Wooster police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47.6% less than the Ohio average and 56.7% 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
Kingsville, TX26,3482483,5043,752
Carbondale, IL26,3745233,2003,724
Barberton, OH26,3752873,0533,339
University Park, FL26,3043982,4852,882
Rexburg, ID26,30132672704
Wooster, OH26,3532722,8873,158
Source: The Wooster, 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.