A+
Total crime 74%
Violent crime 96%
Property crime 70%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClayton/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime85n/a (estimate)6432,3492,489
Murder0n/a0.04.65.0
Rape0n/a0.049.042.6
Robbery1n/a7.675.781.6
Assault1n/a7.6163.9250.2
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)15293379
Burglary8n/a60.5375.5340.5
Theft70n/a529.51,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft5n/a37.8159.7219.9
Property crime83n/a (estimate)6282,0562,110

Key findings

  • Clayton crime rates are 74% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clayton are 96% lower than the national average
  • In Clayton you have a 1 in 156 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clayton is safer than 90% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clayton has decreased by 39%

Clayton crime map

  • Lower crime
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • Higher crime
  • No data available
Crime map data by SpotCrime. Sign up for local SpotCrime alerts.
The Clayton crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Clayton 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 Clayton crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Safest Places to Live in and Around Clayton

See all the best places to live around Clayton

Compare Clayton, OH Crime

      vs
      How would you rate the amount of crime in Clayton?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      Do you feel safe walking alone at night in Clayton?
      Write a review to give others more information about this area.
      See all Clayton poll results

      Daily Crime In Clayton (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Clayton for every 100,000 residents. The Clayton total amount of daily crime is 3.65 times less than the Ohio average and 3.87 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Clayton, is 19.38 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 25.08 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Clayton has a daily crime average that is 3.27 times less than the Ohio average and 3.36 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Clayton (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in Clayton, Ohio compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is Clayton safe? In the graphs above, it shows that Clayton is safer than 90% of Ohio cities, and 90% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking 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 Clayton. At this time, Clayton sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clayton is 1 in 6611
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clayton is 1 in 160
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton is 1 in 156
      Interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Clayton? In Clayton, you have a 1 in 6611 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 160. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Clayton, OH is 1 in 156.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Clayton, Ohio (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in Clayton has decreased by 61%, the amount of property crime in Clayton has decreased by 39%, and the total amount of crime in Clayton has decreased by 39% year over year.

      Clayton police department

      ItemClaytonOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1417,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.12.73.3
      There are a total of 14 Clayton police officers. This results in 1.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 60.9% less than the Ohio average and 67.5% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Ohio

      StateTotal offendersOhio /100KNational /100K
      Ohio17,872156266
      There are a total of 17,872 sex offenders in Ohio. This yields a total of 156 sex offenders in Ohio per 100,000 residents which is 41% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Arcanum, OH2,2720449449
      Farmersville, OH1,032119837957
      Pleasant Hill, OH1,281122855977
      Lewisburg, OH1,6151309151,045
      West Alexandria, OH1,6821329271,059
      Drexel, OH1,6771611,1261,287
      New Lebanon, OH4,130751,3501,425
      Clayton, OH13,17215628643

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      St. Helens, OR13,1692951,0001,295
      Harrison, AR13,1683812,6703,052
      Tehachapi, CA13,1794912,6783,169
      Streator, IL13,1632752,0692,344
      Fort Mill, SC13,1811041,0981,202
      Clayton, OH13,17215628643
      Source: The Clayton, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.