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Total crime 30%
Violent crime 9%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsNorthwest Akron/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,8631,793 (estimate)4,4832,4572,580
Murder38n/a19.24.85.0
Rape221n/a111.845.342.6
Robbery387n/a195.878.686.2
Assault1,058n/a535.2151.2246.8
Violent crime1,704345 (estimate)862280381
Burglary1,740n/a880.2412.2376.0
Theft4,701n/a2,378.01,594.61,594.6
Vehicle theft718n/a363.2170.3228.9
Property crime7,1591,449 (estimate)3,6212,1772,200

Key findings

  • Northwest Akron crime rates are 30% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Northwest Akron are 9% lower than the national average
  • In Northwest Akron you have a 1 in 56 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Northwest Akron is safer than 94% of the cities in Ohio
  • Year over year crime in Akron has decreased by 9%

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The Northwest Akron crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Northwest Akron 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 Northwest Akron crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Northwest Akron (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northwest Akron

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northwest Akron is 1 in 291
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northwest Akron is 1 in 70
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Northwest Akron is 1 in 56

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

      Akron police department

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

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      Boston Heights, OH1,20839306345
      Silver Lake, OH2,45244341385
      Brecksville, OH13,47073322396
      North Royalton, OH30,30249402452
      Richfield, OH3,65153415468
      Brunswick, OH34,57863495558
      Akron, OH198,5088623,6214,483

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shreveport, LA198,5718325,1806,012
      Huntington Beach, CA198,7242111,9632,174
      Glendale, CA197,895991,5191,618
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,4466,5487,994
      Amarillo, TX197,5708074,1945,000
      Akron, OH198,5088623,6214,483
      Source: The Northwest Akron, Akron, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.