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Total crime 120%
Violent crime 208%
Property crime 104%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Akron/100k peopleAkron/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8,3505,473 (estimate)4,2202,3492,489
Murder27n/a13.64.65.0
Rape181n/a91.549.042.6
Robbery328n/a165.875.781.6
Assault1,246n/a629.7163.9250.2
Violent crime1,7821,168 (estimate)901293379
Burglary1,686n/a852.0375.5340.5
Theft4,305n/a2,175.51,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft577n/a291.6159.7219.9
Property crime6,5684,305 (estimate)3,3192,0562,110

Key findings

  • South Akron crime rates are 120% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in South Akron are 208% higher than the national average
  • In South Akron you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • South Akron is safer than 36% of the cities in Ohio
  • Year over year crime in Akron has decreased by 6%

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

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Akron

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Akron is 1 in 86
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Akron is 1 in 24
      The chance of being a victim of crime in South Akron is 1 in 19

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

      Akron police department

      ItemSouth 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
      Boston Heights, OH1,20841289330
      Silver Lake, OH2,45246323368
      Richfield, OH3,65156392447
      Munroe Falls, OH5,0550453453
      Hudson, OH22,28227525552
      Montrose-Ghent, OH4,77676534610
      New Franklin, OH14,19556593650
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Shreveport, LA198,5717804,8995,679
      Huntington Beach, CA198,7241912,0532,244
      Glendale, CA197,8951141,6311,745
      Little Rock, AR197,6401,5176,1227,639
      Amarillo, TX197,5707203,8974,617
      Akron, OH198,5089013,3194,220
      Source: The South Akron, Akron, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.