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Total crime 10%
Violent crime 50%
Property crime 3%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEast Cleveland/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime466n/a (estimate)2,7412,3492,489
Murder3n/a17.64.65.0
Rape1n/a5.949.042.6
Robbery49n/a288.275.781.6
Assault44n/a258.8163.9250.2
Violent crime97n/a (estimate)571293379
Burglary115n/a676.4375.5340.5
Theft123n/a723.51,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theft131n/a770.5159.7219.9
Property crime369n/a (estimate)2,1702,0562,110

Key findings

  • East Cleveland crime rates are 10% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in East Cleveland are 50% higher than the national average
  • In East Cleveland you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • East Cleveland is safer than 16% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in East Cleveland has increased by 11%

East Cleveland crime map

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The East Cleveland crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in East Cleveland as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The East Cleveland crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In East Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in East Cleveland, OH per 100,000 people. In East Cleveland, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.17 times more than the Ohio average and 1.10 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in East Cleveland is 1.95 times more than the Ohio average and 1.50 times more than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, East Cleveland has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the Ohio average and 1.03 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is East Cleveland (higher is better)

      What are the odds that you'll be safer in East Cleveland, Ohio compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? When it comes down to it, is East Cleveland safe? In the graphs above, it shows that East Cleveland is safer than 8% of Ohio cities, and 16% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are calculated by taking a closer look at each city's crime rate in Ohio, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than East Cleveland. At this time, East Cleveland sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in East Cleveland

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in East Cleveland is 1 in 176
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in East Cleveland is 1 in 47
      The chance of being a victim of crime in East Cleveland is 1 in 37
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in East Cleveland? If you reside in East Cleveland, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 176. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 47 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in East Cleveland, is 1 in 37.

      Year Over Year Crime In East Cleveland (per 100,000 people)

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in East Cleveland, Ohio (per 100,000 people) is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live. The amount of violent crime in East Cleveland has decreased by 13%, the amount of property crime in East Cleveland has increased by 19%, and the total amount of crime in East Cleveland has increased by 11% year over year.

      East Cleveland police department

      ItemEast ClevelandOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7217,044558,732
      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
      Waite Hill, OH495000
      Kirtland Hills, OH717000
      Broadview Heights, OH19,2571094104
      South Russell, OH3,8390106106
      Gates Mills, OH2,2290180180
      Reminderville, OH3,8620221221
      Bratenahl, OH1,20341289330
      East Cleveland, OH17,4135712,1702,741

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New Philadelphia, OH17,412461,3881,434
      Concord, MO17,4153782,0172,395
      North Canton, OH17,422871,3561,443
      Mattoon, IL17,3994659871,452
      Santa Fe Springs, CA17,4365825,7376,319
      East Cleveland, OH17,4135712,1702,741
      Source: The East Cleveland, 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.