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Total crime 63%
Violent crime 62%
Property crime 63%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDayton/100k peopleIndiana/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)915 (estimate)2,3422,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a36.842.6
Robberyn/an/an/a79.281.6
Assaultn/an/an/a249.3250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)145 (estimate)371379
Burglaryn/an/an/a323.7340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,443.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a203.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)770 (estimate)1,9712,110

Key findings

  • Dayton crime rates are 63% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dayton are 62% lower than the national average
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 110 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dayton is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dayton has decreased by 9%

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      Daily Crime In Dayton (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dayton

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dayton is 1 in 690
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 130
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 110

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

      Dayton police department

      ItemDaytonIndianaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a8,766558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.43.3

      Sex offenders in Indiana

      StateTotal offendersIndiana /100KNational /100K
      Indiana12,315198266
      There are a total of 12,315 sex offenders in Indiana. This yields a total of 198 sex offenders in Indiana per 100,000 residents which is 26% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Battle Ground, IN1,56899524623
      Shadeland, IN1,766107570677
      West Lafayette, IN44,54365726791
      Rossville, IN1,539145772917
      Mulberry, IN1,355151803954
      Flora, IN2,1381869871,173
      Americus, IN3872101,1151,325
      Dayton, IN1,616145770915

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Perryville, AR1,6162061,9952,201
      Pewee Valley, KY1,6170127127
      Lewisburg, OH1,6151309151,045
      Hamlin, TX1,615101454555
      Smith Center, KS1,6151881,0611,250
      Dayton, IN1,616145770915
      Source: The Dayton, IN 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.