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Total crime 61%
Violent crime 61%
Property crime 61%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used 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)1,001 (estimate)2,5622,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.55.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.442.6
Robberyn/an/an/a88.786.2
Assaultn/an/an/a251.6246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)149 (estimate)382381
Burglaryn/an/an/a377.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,572.71,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a229.1228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)851 (estimate)2,1792,200

Key findings

  • Dayton crime rates are 61% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dayton are 61% lower than the national average
  • In Dayton you have a 1 in 100 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 14%

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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 670
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dayton is 1 in 118
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dayton is 1 in 100

      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, IN1,568102580681
      Shadeland, IN1,766110630740
      West Lafayette, IN44,54366855921
      Rossville, IN1,5391508531,002
      Mulberry, IN1,3551568881,044
      Flora, IN2,1381911,0911,283
      Americus, IN3872161,2321,448
      Dayton, IN1,6161498511,001

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Perryville, AR1,616702,2352,304
      Smith Center, KS1,6152011,2081,409
      Lewisburg, OH1,6151259691,094
      Hamlin, TX1,615349599949
      Pewee Valley, KY1,61730276305
      Dayton, IN1,6161498511,001
      Source: The Dayton, IN crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.