Reported Annual Crime In Bedford Heights

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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime243n/a (estimate)2,2982,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.85.0
Rape3n/a28.445.342.6
Robbery8n/a75.778.686.2
Assault9n/a85.1151.2246.8
Violent crime20n/a (estimate)189280381
Burglary50n/a472.9412.2376.0
Theft136n/a1,286.21,594.61,594.6
Vehicle theft37n/a349.9170.3228.9
Property crime223n/a (estimate)2,1092,1772,200

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bedford Heights, OH for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bedford Heights, 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 Bedford Heights, OH crime rates are 6% lower than in comparison to the Ohio mean and are 11% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bedford Heights, OH has a rate that is 32% lower than the Ohio average; compared to the United States, it is 50% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bedford Heights, OH is 3% lower than its state's mean, and 4% lower than the country's average.
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The Bedford Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bedford Heights 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 Bedford Heights 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 Bedford Heights is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.3 daily crimes that occur in Bedford Heights.
  • Bedford Heights is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bedford Heights you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bedford Heights has decreased by 23%.

Compare Bedford Heights, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bedford Heights (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bedford Heights, 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 Bedford Heights, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.07 times less than the Ohio average and 1.12 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bedford Heights, OH is 1.48 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 2.01 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bedford Heights, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.03 times less than the Ohio average and 1.04 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bedford Heights (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bedford Heights, OH compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bedford Heights, OH safer than 34% when compared to other Ohio cities, and 46% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Ohio, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bedford Heights, OH. At this time, Bedford Heights, OH sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bedford Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bedford Heights is 1 in 529
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bedford Heights is 1 in 48
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bedford Heights is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bedford Heights, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bedford Heights, OH you have a 1 in 529 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 48 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bedford Heights, OH.

Year Over Year Crime In Bedford Heights (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Bedford Heights, OH is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Bedford Heights, OH has decreased by 28%, while the property crime rate in Bedford Heights, OH has decreased by 23% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Bedford Heights, OH has decreased by 23% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Bedford Heights police department

ItemBedford HeightsOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4417,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.12.73.3
There are a total of 44 Bedford Heights police officers. This results in 4.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 52.8% greater than the Ohio average and 26.9% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waite Hill, OH495000
Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
South Russell, OH3,8390106106
Bratenahl, OH1,20339306345
Boston Heights, OH1,20839306345
Valley View, OH1,97441317357
Brecksville, OH13,47073322396
Bedford Heights, OH10,6401892,1092,298

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Groveland, FL10,6431671,3251,492
Madison Heights, VA10,6372722,2672,539
Cheval, FL10,6451478691,016
Gardnerville Ranchos, NV10,6464652,0982,563
Raceland, LA10,6336123,7294,341
Bedford Heights, OH10,6401892,1092,298
Source: The Bedford Heights, 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.
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