Reported Annual Crime In Gahanna

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGahanna/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime816n/a (estimate)2,3152,7172,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGahanna/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a2.86.15.3
Rape13n/a36.950.341.7
Robbery5n/a14.299.598.0
Assault6n/a17.0141.6248.9
Violent crime25n/a (estimate)71298383
Burglary87n/a246.9502.4430.4
Theft677n/a1,920.91,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft27n/a76.6173.7237.4
Property crime791n/a (estimate)2,2442,4192,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Gahanna, OH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 15% lower than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 16% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Gahanna, OH shows a crime rate that is 76% lower than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 81% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Gahanna, OH is shown to be 7% lower than the Ohio average and 5% lower than the national average.
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The Gahanna crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Gahanna as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Gahanna crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gahanna is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.34 daily crimes that occur in Gahanna.
  • Gahanna is safer than 59% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gahanna you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gahanna has increased by 14%.

Compare Gahanna, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Gahanna (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Gahanna, OH for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Ohio as well as those across America as a whole. The Gahanna, OH total amount of daily offenses is 1.17 times less than the Ohio average and 1.19 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Gahanna, OH is 4.19 times less than the Ohio average, and it is 5.40 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Gahanna, OH has a daily crime figure that is 1.08 times less than the Ohio average and 1.05 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Gahanna (higher is better)

How safe is Gahanna, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Gahanna, OH is safer than 49% of the cities in Ohio and 59% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Ohio and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Gahanna, OH. Overall, Gahanna, OH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gahanna

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gahanna is 1 in 1410
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gahanna is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gahanna is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Gahanna, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Gahanna, OH you have a 1 in 1410 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 45 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Gahanna, OH.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Gahanna, OH is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Gahanna, OH has increased by 16%, the amount of property crime in Gahanna, OH has increased by 14%, and the total amount of crime in Gahanna, OH has increased by 14% year to year.

Gahanna police department

ItemGahannaOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)7017,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.12.73.3
There are a total of 70 Gahanna police officers. This results in 2.1 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23% less than the Ohio average and 36.1% 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
Baltimore, OH2,9630505505
Beechwood Trails, OH2,99472585657
Minerva Park, OH1,29977629706
Etna, OH1,13089721809
Powell, OH12,43646791837
Grandview Heights, OH7,19197787884
New Albany, OH9,38437849886
Gahanna, OH34,373712,2442,315

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
University CDP (Orange County), FL34,3796183,8034,421
Spring Hill, TN34,3641731,0031,176
Cooper City, FL34,364601,4631,523
Pleasant Hill, CA34,3952364,9495,186
Glendale Heights, IL34,395761,2951,371
Gahanna, OH34,373712,2442,315
Source: The Gahanna, 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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