Reported Annual Crime In Elyria

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElyria/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,644n/a (estimate)3,0652,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElyria/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a7.55.65.3
Rape26n/a48.548.140.4
Robbery71n/a132.4107.8102.8
Assault60n/a111.9138.7248.5
Violent crime161n/a (estimate)300300386
Burglary344n/a641.4575.9468.9
Theft1,042n/a1,942.81,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft97n/a180.9169.3236.9
Property crime1,483n/a (estimate)2,7652,5782,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Elyria, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Elyria, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Elyria, OH crime rate is 7% higher than the Ohio average and is 8% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Elyria, OH has a violent crime rate that is equal to the Ohio average and 22% lower than the national average. For property crime, Elyria, OH is 7% higher than the Ohio average and 13% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elyria is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.4 daily crimes that occur in Elyria.
  • Elyria is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elyria you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elyria has decreased by 24%.

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Daily Crime In Elyria (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Elyria, OH per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national scale. In Elyria, OH the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.07 times more than the Ohio average and 1.08 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Elyria, OH is 1.00 times less than the Ohio average and 1.29 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Elyria, OH has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.07 times more than the Ohio average and 1.13 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Elyria (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Elyria, OH compared to every other city in Ohio as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Elyria, OH ranks safer than 23% of every city located within Ohio along with 34% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Ohio and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Elyria, OH. As a result, Elyria, OH is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elyria

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elyria is 1 in 334
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elyria is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Elyria is 1 in 33
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Elyria, 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 Elyria, OH, you have a 1 in 334 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 37. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Elyria, OH is 1 in 33.

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

Determining whether Elyria, OH is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Elyria, OH has decreased by 27% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 24% year over year. Total crimes for Elyria, OH has decreased by 24% in the same time frame.

Elyria police department

ItemElyriaOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10017,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.73.3
There are a total of 100 Elyria police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.1% less than the Ohio average and 43.6% less than the National average.

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
Olmsted Falls, OH8,88934339373
Rocky River, OH20,21134397431
North Ridgeville, OH31,83236583619
Grafton, OH6,07566622688
South Amherst, OH1,723101867968
LaGrange, OH2,3571069141,021
Berea, OH18,949589631,021
Elyria, OH53,9283002,7653,065

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Colton, CA53,8563872,9873,374
Hacienda Heights, CA54,0334562,6183,075
Castle Rock, CO53,789891,5441,634
Euless, TX53,6752042,2182,422
Blue Springs, MO53,6411492,7552,904
Elyria, OH53,9283002,7653,065
Source: The Elyria, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.