Reported Annual Crime In Bluffton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBluffton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime83n/a (estimate)2,0112,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBluffton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape0n/a0.048.140.4
Robbery1n/a24.2107.8102.8
Assault0n/a0.0138.7248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)24300386
Burglary16n/a387.7575.9468.9
Theft62n/a1,502.31,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a96.9169.3236.9
Property crime82n/a (estimate)1,9872,5782,451
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Bluffton, OH. These figures on reported criminal activity in Bluffton, OH, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Bluffton, OH is 30% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Ohio, and when compared with the national average, is 29% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Bluffton, OH has 92% lower than violent crime rate than Ohio average, while remaining 94% lower than the national average. In property crime, Bluffton, OH is 23% lower than the average of Ohio and is 19% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bluffton is 29% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.51 daily crimes that occur in Bluffton.
  • Bluffton is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bluffton you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bluffton has increased by 162%.

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Compare Bluffton, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bluffton (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Bluffton, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Bluffton, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.43 times less than the state average and 1.41 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Bluffton, OH on a daily bases are 12.39 times less than than Ohio average and 15.94 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Bluffton, OH are 1.30 times less than the daily state average and 1.23 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Bluffton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Bluffton, OH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Ohio as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Bluffton, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, Bluffton, OH is 63% safer than other cities of Ohio and 69% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Ohio cities and all around the United States, Bluffton, OH has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Bluffton, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bluffton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bluffton is 1 in 4127
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bluffton is 1 in 51
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bluffton is 1 in 50
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Bluffton, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bluffton, OH you have a 1 in 4127 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 51 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 50 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bluffton, OH.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Bluffton, OH is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Bluffton, OH has decreased by 67%, the amount of property crime in Bluffton, OH has increased by 186%, and the total amount of crime in Bluffton, OH has increased by 162% year to year.

Bluffton police department

ItemBlufftonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)617,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.52.73.3
There are a total of 6 Bluffton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 46% less than the Ohio average and 55.2% 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
Ada, OH6,04617657675
Arlington, OH1,4391169931,108
Pandora, OH1,1831169951,111
McComb, OH1,6991261,0801,206
Columbus Grove, OH2,1731441,2351,379
Ottawa, OH4,4301801,5471,727
Fort Shawnee, OH6,0602161,8572,073
Bluffton, OH4,376241,9872,011

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Haskell, AR4,3763622,1452,507
Broad Brook, CT4,3771681,3371,505
Oasis, CA4,3744622,6523,115
Tiptonville, TN4,3781628771,039
Waverly, OH4,374712,1892,260
Bluffton, OH4,376241,9872,011
Source: The Bluffton, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.