Reported Annual Crime In Bedford

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/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime253n/a (estimate)2,0012,7172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBedford/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a7.96.15.3
Rape1n/a7.950.341.7
Robbery16n/a126.699.598.0
Assault7n/a55.4141.6248.9
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)198298383
Burglary50n/a395.5502.4430.4
Theft146n/a1,155.01,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft32n/a253.1173.7237.4
Property crime228n/a (estimate)1,8042,4192,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Bedford, OH. All reported Bedford, OH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Bedford, OH overall crime rate is 26% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 27% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Bedford, OH, the rate is 34% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 48% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Bedford, OH comes in at 25% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 24% lower than the overall national average.
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The Bedford crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bedford as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Bedford 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 is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.48 daily crimes that occur in Bedford.
  • Bedford is safer than 54% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bedford you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bedford has decreased by 50%.

Compare Bedford, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bedford (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Bedford, OH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national level. In Bedford, OH the total number of daily crimes is 1.36 times less than the Ohio average and 1.37 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Bedford, OH is 1.50 times less than the Ohio average and 1.94 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Bedford, OH has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Ohio average and 1.31 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bedford (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Ohio and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Bedford, OH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Bedford, OH has been ranked safer than 43% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Bedford, OH is safer than 54% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Ohio and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Bedford, OH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Bedford, OH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bedford

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bedford is 1 in 506
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bedford is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bedford is 1 in 50
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bedford, OH? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Bedford, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 506. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 56 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Bedford, OH is 1 in 50.

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

A good indicator of whether Bedford, OH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Bedford, OH has decreased by 3%, while the property crime rate in Bedford, OH has decreased by 53% year over year. The number of total crimes in Bedford, OH has decreased by 50% year over year.

Bedford police department

ItemBedfordOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4217,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.22.73.3
There are a total of 42 Bedford police officers. This results in 3.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20% greater than the Ohio average and 0.4% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Broadview Heights, OH19,2575109114
South Russell, OH3,8390183183
Waite Hill, OH4952230223
Boston Heights, OH1,20842340381
Bratenahl, OH1,20342340381
Valley View, OH1,97443352395
Brecksville, OH13,47015387402
Bedford, OH12,7821981,8042,001

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Conneaut, OH12,7823803,0823,462
Glen Carbon, IL12,78254693747
Forest Hill, TX12,7744752,8753,350
Minden, LA12,790641,7041,768
Fruita, CO12,7901931,3261,519
Bedford, OH12,7821981,8042,001
Source: The Bedford, 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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