Reported Annual Crime In Canton

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 peopleCanton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime4,602n/a (estimate)6,4792,7172,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder16n/a22.56.15.3
Rape97n/a136.650.341.7
Robbery188n/a264.799.598.0
Assault535n/a753.2141.6248.9
Violent crime836n/a (estimate)1,177298394
Burglary1,008n/a1,419.1502.4430.4
Theft2,512n/a3,536.51,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft246n/a346.3173.7237.4
Property crime3,766n/a (estimate)5,3022,4192,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Canton, 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 138% higher than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 135% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Canton, OH shows a crime rate that is 296% higher than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 199% higher than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Canton, OH is shown to be 119% higher than the Ohio average and 124% higher than the national average.
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The Canton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Canton 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 Canton 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 Canton is 135% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.75 daily crimes that occur in Canton.
  • Canton is safer than 2% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canton you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canton has not changed.

Compare Canton, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Canton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Canton, OH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Ohio and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Canton, OH are 2.38 times more than the Ohio average and 2.35 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Canton, OH are 3.96 times more than than Ohio and 2.99 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Canton, OH are 2.19 times more than than Ohio and 2.24 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Canton (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Ohio and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Canton, OH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Canton, OH has been ranked safer than 0% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Canton, OH is safer than 2% 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 Canton, OH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Canton, OH is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canton is 1 in 85
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canton is 1 in 19
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canton is 1 in 16
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Canton, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Canton, OH you have a 1 in 85 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 19 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Canton, OH.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Canton, 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 Canton, OH has increased by 4%, while the property crime rate in Canton, OH has decreased by 1% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Canton, OH has not changed with regards to total crimes year over year.

Canton police department

ItemCantonOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)16317,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.73.3
There are a total of 163 Canton police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17.2% less than the Ohio average and 31.2% 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
Lake Mohawk, OH1,60449396445
Strasburg, OH3,00737855893
New Franklin, OH14,195106828934
Bolivar, OH1,0701119021,013
Clinton, OH1,2291139211,034
Minerva, OH4,001559831,038
Hills and Dales, OH2461209771,098
Canton, OH72,1631,1775,3026,479

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Waukesha, WI72,0161641,3881,552
Iowa City, IA72,3852072,3402,546
Layton, UT72,4131382,2452,383
Waldorf, MD72,4136222,7633,385
Rapid City, SD72,4416403,8304,470
Canton, OH72,1631,1775,3026,479
Source: The Canton, 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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