Reported Annual Crime In Southwest

StatisticReportedincidentsSouthwest/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime39,6066,444 (estimate)4,5922,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidentsSouthwest/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder91n/a10.65.65.3
Rape867n/a100.548.140.4
Robbery2,144n/a248.6107.8102.8
Assault1,398n/a162.1138.7248.5
Violent crime4,500732 (estimate)522300386
Burglary7,756n/a899.2575.9468.9
Theft23,800n/a2,759.41,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft3,550n/a411.6169.3236.9
Property crime35,1065,712 (estimate)4,0702,5782,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Southwest is 127% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 17.66 daily crimes that occur in Southwest.
  • Southwest is safer than 70% of the cities in the Ohio.
  • In Southwest you have a 1 in 16 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Southwest (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is Southwest (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Southwest

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Southwest is 1 in 137
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Southwest is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Southwest is 1 in 16

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

Columbus police department

ItemSouthwestColumbusOhio
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a2,13817,044
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.72.7

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
Commercial Point, OH1,844124619743
Minerva Park, OH1,29978670748
Lithopolis, OH1,4390928928
Hilliard, OH33,108959881,082
Marble Cliff, OH5561211,0421,163
Riverlea, OH5831211,0421,163
Dublin, OH43,874481,1271,175
Columbus, OH837,0385224,0704,592

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Indianapolis, IN846,6741,3744,7956,169
San Francisco, CA850,2827115,4416,152
Jacksonville, FL856,6166253,5824,207
Fort Worth, TX815,9305263,3023,828
Charlotte, NC808,8347324,0984,830
Columbus, OH837,0385224,0704,592
Source: The Southwest, Columbus, 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.