Reported Annual Crime In Bowling Green

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime602n/a (estimate)1,9172,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBowling Green/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape19n/a60.548.140.4
Robbery8n/a25.5107.8102.8
Assault15n/a47.8138.7248.5
Violent crime42n/a (estimate)134300386
Burglary64n/a203.8575.9468.9
Theft486n/a1,547.61,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft10n/a31.8169.3236.9
Property crime560n/a (estimate)1,7832,5782,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Bowling Green, OH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 33% lower than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 32% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Bowling Green, OH shows a crime rate that is 55% lower than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 65% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Bowling Green, OH is shown to be 31% lower than the Ohio average and 27% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bowling Green is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.25 daily crimes that occur in Bowling Green.
  • Bowling Green is safer than 62% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bowling Green you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bowling Green has decreased by 11%.

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Daily Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Bowling Green, 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 Bowling Green, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.50 times less than the Ohio average and 1.48 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Bowling Green, OH is 2.25 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 2.89 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Bowling Green, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.45 times less than the Ohio average and 1.37 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Bowling Green (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Bowling Green, OH area in comparison to other Ohio communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Bowling Green, OH being safer than 53% of cities in Ohio and 62% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Ohio cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Bowling Green, OH. In conclusion, Bowling Green, OH now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bowling Green

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 748
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bowling Green is 1 in 53
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Bowling Green, 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 Bowling Green, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 748. 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 57 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 Bowling Green, OH is 1 in 53.

Year Over Year Crime In Bowling Green (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Bowling Green, OH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Bowling Green, OH has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 11% in Bowling Green, OH, while property crimes in Bowling Green, OH have decreased by 11%. Crimes in total for Bowling Green, OH have decreased by 11% year over year.

Bowling Green police department

ItemBowling GreenOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)5417,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.73.3
There are a total of 54 Bowling Green police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.8% less than the Ohio average and 45% 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
Waterville, OH5,49636526563
Whitehouse, OH4,37822663685
Swanton, OH3,75577720797
Haskins, OH1,43595821916
Millbury, OH1,2291059001,004
Pemberville, OH1,6201109491,060
Perrysburg, OH21,367371,1321,169
Bowling Green, OH31,6411341,7831,917

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Naugatuck, CT31,6251181,7321,849
Midvale, UT31,6592813,4173,698
West Bend, WI31,6611822,1482,331
Franklin Square, NY31,6013041,2501,554
Buenaventura Lakes, FL31,5886213,8814,502
Bowling Green, OH31,6411341,7831,917
Source: The Bowling Green, 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.