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Total crime 55%
Violent crime 63%
Property crime 53%
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 peopleDresden/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,125 (estimate)2,3492,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a49.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.781.6
Assaultn/an/an/a163.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)140 (estimate)293379
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.5340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)985 (estimate)2,0562,110

Key findings

  • Dresden crime rates are 55% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Dresden are 63% lower than the national average
  • In Dresden you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Dresden is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Dresden has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Dresden (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dresden

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dresden is 1 in 713
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dresden is 1 in 102
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Dresden is 1 in 89

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

      Dresden police department

      ItemDresdenOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a17,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

      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
      North Zanesville, OH2,84697683780
      Pleasant Grove, OH1,686102713814
      Hanover, OH1,262107753860
      Frazeysburg, OH1,754229688917
      New Concord, OH2,6041399781,117
      West Lafayette, OH2,2721561,0981,254
      Coshocton, OH11,1903582,5092,867
      Dresden, OH1,5311409851,125

      Cities with similar population

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      Albion, PA1,531147672819
      Platte, SD1,531317158475
      Del Rey, CA1,5312481,3091,556
      Cuba, NY1,531197752949
      Home, WA1,5311049481,052
      Dresden, OH1,5311409851,125
      Source: The Dresden, 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.