Reported Annual Crime In Dover

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime131n/a (estimate)1,0202,7172,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDover/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.3
Rape2n/a15.650.341.7
Robbery1n/a7.899.598.0
Assault6n/a46.7141.6248.9
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)70298394
Burglary27n/a210.3502.4430.4
Theft90n/a701.01,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a38.9173.7237.4
Property crime122n/a (estimate)9502,4192,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Dover, OH. All reported Dover, OH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Dover, OH overall crime rate is 62% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 63% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Dover, OH, the rate is 76% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 82% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Dover, OH comes in at 61% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 60% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dover is 63% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.8 daily crimes that occur in Dover.
  • Dover is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dover you have a 1 in 99 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dover has increased by 198%.

Compare Dover, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Dover (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Dover, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Dover, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 2.66 times less than the state average and 2.70 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Dover, OH on a daily bases are 4.24 times less than than Ohio average and 5.62 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Dover, OH are 2.55 times less than the daily state average and 2.49 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Dover (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Ohio and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Dover, OH? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dover, OH has been ranked safer than 77% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Dover, OH is safer than 82% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Ohio and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Dover, OH. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dover, OH is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dover is 1 in 1427
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dover is 1 in 106
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dover is 1 in 99
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Dover, OH? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Dover, OH, you have a 1 in 1427 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 106. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Dover, OH is 1 in 99.

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

A good indicator of whether Dover, OH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Dover, OH has increased by 49%, while the property crime rate in Dover, OH has increased by 222% year over year. The number of total crimes in Dover, OH has increased by 198% year over year.

Dover police department

ItemDoverOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2217,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

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
Dennison, OH2,68776267343
Walnut Creek, OH1,18859478537
New Philadelphia, OH17,41251795846
Strasburg, OH3,00737855893
Uhrichsville, OH5,39993894987
Bolivar, OH1,0701119021,013
Tuscarawas, OH1,2911229911,114
Dover, OH12,886709501,020

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fulton, MO12,8862663,5033,769
Bonita, CA12,8853261,8122,138
Glendale, WI12,8801576,0336,190
Warrington, FL12,8945103,1423,652
Gladeview, FL12,8995933,6524,245
Dover, OH12,886709501,020
Source: The Dover, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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