Reported Annual Crime In Downtown

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime9,7377,309 (estimate)4,9322,7172,756
StatisticReportedincidentsDowntown/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder42n/a21.36.15.3
Rape209n/a105.950.341.7
Robbery395n/a200.199.598.0
Assault731n/a370.3141.6248.9
Violent crime1,3771,034 (estimate)698298394
Burglary2,301n/a1,165.6502.4430.4
Theft5,304n/a2,686.81,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft755n/a382.4173.7237.4
Property crime8,3606,275 (estimate)4,2352,4192,362

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The Downtown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Downtown as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Downtown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Downtown is 165% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 20.02 daily crimes that occur in Downtown.
  • Downtown is safer than 36% of the cities in the Ohio.
  • In Downtown you have a 1 in 14 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Akron has increased by 6%.

Compare Akron, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Downtown (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Downtown (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Downtown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Downtown is 1 in 97
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Downtown is 1 in 16
The chance of being a victim of crime in Downtown is 1 in 14

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

Akron police department

ItemDowntownAkronOhio
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a46117,044
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.32.7

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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Boston Heights, OH1,20842340381
Silver Lake, OH2,45247379426
Richfield, OH3,65157461518
Hudson, OH22,28254512566
Montrose-Ghent, OH4,77677628706
Munroe Falls, OH5,05520772792
New Franklin, OH14,195106828934
Akron, OH198,5086984,2354,932

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shreveport, LA198,5719545,5766,529
Huntington Beach, CA198,7242282,1192,347
Glendale, CA197,8951351,5411,676
Little Rock, AR197,6401,6346,9328,566
Amarillo, TX197,5707554,3725,127
Akron, OH198,5086984,2354,932
Source: The Downtown, Akron, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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