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Violent crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDublin/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime582n/a (estimate)1,1932,0762,324
Violent crime33n/a (estimate)68294370
Vehicle theft75n/a153.7234.5282.7
Property crime549n/a (estimate)1,1251,7831,954

An Overview of Crime Rates in Dublin, OH

When we analyze the latest crime report, the Dublin crime rate is 48.7% lower than the national average. These incidents are classified into two primary categories: violent and property crimes. Violent crimes include assault, robbery, rape and murder. Whereas property crimes encompass theft, vehicle theft and burglary. In the case of Dublin, there were 33 reported violent crimes, equivalent to 68 per 100,000 individuals, 81.7% lower than the national average. Additionally, Dublin recorded 549 property crimes, amounting to 1125 per 100,000 residents, 42.4% lower than the U.S. average.

Dublin shines as one of the safest cities in the United States, thanks to its remarkably low rate of only 68 violent incidents per 100,000 residents. This impressive safety record has made Dublin an attractive choice for individuals seeking a secure and hospitable community to call home.

In the latest reported crime year, Dublin recorded zero homicides. This statistic potentially positions the city as a paragon of security, radiating a profound sense of safety for its residents. A low number of severe violent crimes instills a deep feeling of well-being among its community but also establishes a lofty benchmark for other locales aspiring to foster equally secure environments.

What Do the Locals Say About Crime in Dublin?

AreaVibes has conducted polls asking local residents if they feel safe living in Dublin. Based on the results of the surveys (35 responses), 97% of people felt that there was very little crime in Dublin and felt safe walking alone at night. While 3% of people felt that it was not a safe place to live and did not feel safe walking alone at night.

Is Dublin a Safe Place to Live?

Determining whether Dublin is a place to live may not always yield a simple answer, given the city's varying safety levels across different areas. Nonetheless, comprehending the city's overall crime rate can be a valuable asset. In broad terms, Dublin has an overall crime rate that is 49% lower than the national average. When we take a look at crime on a daily basis, this translates into 1.59 daily occurrences, comprising 0.09 violent crimes and 1.5 property crimes. Scrutinizing these statistics provides a foundation for a more informed assessment of the suitability of Dublin as a potential place to establish residency.

Has Crime in Dublin Increased Since Last Year?

Year-over-year crime rates in Dublin has increased by 43% in the last reported crime report. Comparing crime rates from one year to another offers some insight into whether or not Dublin is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live. Crime rates are categorized by violent and property crime. Year-over-year violent crime has increased by 83.3%, while property crime has increased by 41.1%. This analysis equips individuals with crucial information for making informed decisions about living in Dublin.

Potential Causes for Crime in Dublin

Escalating cost of living expenses, encompassing exorbitant housing costs, grocery and healthcare expenditures, can induce financial strain on individuals and families, particularly those with limited financial resources. Such economic stress may propel individuals towards criminal activities, including theft or burglary, as a means of addressing their financial hardships. Conversely, cities characterized by a lower cost of living may alleviate economic pressures, potentially resulting in a reduced crime rate. In Dublin, the cost of living is 17.51% higher than the national average, reflecting a more affordable economic environment that could contribute to a decrease in crime levels.

Law enforcement and community policing efforts can play a pivotal role in shaping crime rates. Establishing a robust and cooperative partnership between the police and the community can act as a deterrent to criminal behavior and enhance overall safety. In Dublin, the ratio of police officers and civilians per 1,000 residents differs from the national average, with 2.03 officers and civilians per 1,000 residents compared to 3.25 nationally. Effective law enforcement often hinges on community policing strategies that prioritize the cultivation of trust and collaboration between law enforcement and the community. It's not solely about the quantity of officers but also the quality of their engagement with the community.

The quality of housing and neighborhood conditions can influence crime rates. Neglected or run-down neighborhoods with poorly maintained properties may be more susceptible to criminal activities. In areas with housing affordability challenges, crime can emerge as a prominent issue. Certain individuals and families may find themselves residing in cramped or inadequate housing settings, amplifying stress levels and potentially fostering domestic conflicts and associated criminal incidents. It's worth noting that the median home price in Dublin stands at $394,500, a contrast to the national average of $184,700.

Dublin crime map

The Dublin crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Dublin as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Dublin crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Dublin crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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      Crime Quick Facts

      • Dublin crime rates are 49% lower than the national average
      • Violent crimes in Dublin are 82% lower than the national average
      • In Dublin you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime
      • Dublin is safer than 75% of the cities in the United States
      • Year over year crime in Dublin has increased by 47%

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        Daily Crime In Dublin (per 100,000 people)

        The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Dublin, OH per 100,000 people. In Dublin, the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times less than the Ohio average and 1.95 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Dublin is 4.34 times less than the Ohio average and 5.47 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Dublin has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times less than the Ohio average and 1.74 times less than the national average.

        How Safe is Dublin (higher is better)

        Compared to the other cities in Ohio and all other cities across the US, is Dublin safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Dublin is safer than 70% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Dublin is safer than 75% 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 Dublin. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Dublin is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dublin

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dublin is 1 in 1479
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dublin is 1 in 89
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Dublin is 1 in 84
        Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Dublin? In Dublin, OH you have a 1 in 1479 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and motor vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 84 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Dublin.

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

        The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Dublin is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Dublin has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have increased by 89% in Dublin, while property crimes in Dublin have increased by 45%. Total crime has increased by 47% year over year.

        Dublin police department

        Item Dublin Ohio National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)8617,044558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.02.73.3
        There are a total of 86 Dublin police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 24.8% less than the Ohio average and 37.5% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Ohio

        State Total offenders Ohio /100K National /100K
        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 Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Plain City, OH3,8316586151
        New California, OH1,33041250292
        Minerva Park, OH1,37276463540
        Powell, OH13,35342611652
        Ostrander, OH90498595693
        Bexley, OH13,805112679791
        Riverlea, OH574119720839
        Dublin, OH47,824681,1251,193

        Cities with similar population

        City Population Violent crime/100k people Property crime/100k people Total crime/100k people
        Minot, ND47,8342981,0471,345
        Covina, CA47,7873292,8033,132
        Roswell, NM47,7518822,9843,866
        Monroe, LA47,9062,7376,7229,459
        Jeffersonville, IN47,9322351,6581,892
        Dublin, OH47,824681,1251,193
        Source: The Dublin, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.