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Total crime 8%
Violent crime 80%
Property crime 5%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidentsUniversity District/100k peopleCleveland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime22,8482,697 (estimate)5,9842,3492,489
Murder92n/a24.14.65.0
Rape479n/a125.449.042.6
Robbery1,895n/a496.375.781.6
Assault3,325n/a870.8163.9250.2
Violent crime5,791684 (estimate)1,517293379
Burglary4,311n/a1,129.0375.5340.5
Theft9,968n/a2,610.61,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft2,778n/a727.6159.7219.9
Property crime17,0572,014 (estimate)4,4672,0562,110

Key findings

  • University District crime rates are 8% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in University District are 80% higher than the national average
  • In University District you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • University District is safer than 77% of the cities in Ohio
  • Year over year crime in Cleveland has increased by 2%

University District crime map

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The University District crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in University District 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 University District crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In University District (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University District

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University District is 1 in 147
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in University District is 1 in 50
      The chance of being a victim of crime in University District is 1 in 38

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

      Cleveland police department

      ItemUniversity DistrictClevelandOhio
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a1,70917,044
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.32.7

      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
      Waite Hill, OH495000
      Kirtland Hills, OH717000
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      South Russell, OH3,8390106106
      Gates Mills, OH2,2290180180
      Reminderville, OH3,8620221221
      Bratenahl, OH1,20341289330
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,5174,4675,984

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Wichita, KS388,0331,1415,3226,463
      Arlington, TX383,8995112,8073,317
      New Orleans, LA382,9221,1455,2936,437
      Tulsa, OK399,9069875,3116,298
      Minneapolis, MN404,6709264,5175,443
      Cleveland, OH389,1651,5174,4675,984
      Source: The University District, Cleveland, 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.