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Total crime 107%
Violent crime 79%
Property crime 112%
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.
StatisticReportedincidentsTri-South/100k peopleColumbus/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime34,5355,145 (estimate)3,8112,3492,489
Murder81n/a8.94.65.0
Rape882n/a97.349.042.6
Robbery1,810n/a199.875.781.6
Assault1,788n/a197.3163.9250.2
Violent crime4,561679 (estimate)503293379
Burglary5,809n/a641.1375.5340.5
Theft20,606n/a2,274.11,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft3,559n/a392.8159.7219.9
Property crime29,9744,465 (estimate)3,3082,0562,110

Key findings

  • Tri-South crime rates are 107% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Tri-South are 79% higher than the national average
  • In Tri-South you have a 1 in 20 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Tri-South is safer than 64% of the cities in Ohio
  • Year over year crime in Columbus has decreased by 5%

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

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      Daily Crime In Tri-South (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tri-South

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tri-South is 1 in 148
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tri-South is 1 in 23
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Tri-South is 1 in 20

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

      Columbus police department

      ItemTri-SouthColumbusOhio
      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
      Ohio17,872156266
      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
      Minerva Park, OH1,29976534610
      Etna, OH1,13087612700
      Hilliard, OH33,10869644713
      Dublin, OH43,87452864917
      Commercial Point, OH1,8440917917
      Marble Cliff, OH556118831949
      Riverlea, OH583118831949
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Indianapolis, IN846,6741,2734,1295,402
      San Francisco, CA850,2826705,5066,175
      Jacksonville, FL856,6166473,3093,957
      Fort Worth, TX815,9304442,6883,133
      Charlotte, NC808,8347393,9264,665
      Columbus, OH837,0385033,3083,811
      Source: The Tri-South, Columbus, 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.