Reported Annual Crime In Galion

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGalion/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime358n/a (estimate)3,5612,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGalion/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape5n/a49.748.140.4
Robbery4n/a39.8107.8102.8
Assault8n/a79.6138.7248.5
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)169300386
Burglary73n/a726.2575.9468.9
Theft264n/a2,626.11,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a39.8169.3236.9
Property crime341n/a (estimate)3,3922,5782,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Galion, 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 24% higher than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 26% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Galion, OH shows a crime rate that is 44% lower than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 56% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Galion, OH is shown to be 32% higher than the Ohio average and 38% higher than the national average.
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The Galion crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Galion 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 Galion crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Galion is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.76 daily crimes that occur in Galion.
  • Galion is safer than 37% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Galion you have a 1 in 29 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Galion has decreased by 16%.

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Compare Galion, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Galion (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Galion, OH is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Ohio and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Galion, OH are 1.24 times more than the Ohio average and 1.26 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Galion, OH are 1.78 times less than than Ohio and 2.28 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Galion, OH are 1.32 times more than than Ohio and 1.38 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Galion (higher is better)

How safe is Galion, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Galion, OH is safer than 26% of the cities in Ohio and 37% 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 Galion, OH. Overall, Galion, OH is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Galion

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Galion is 1 in 592
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Galion is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Galion is 1 in 29
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Galion, OH? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Galion, OH your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 592. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Galion, OH is 1 in 29.

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

The year over year crime rate for Galion, OH is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Galion, OH has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 34% in Galion, OH, while property crimes in Galion, OH have decreased by 15%. Crimes in total for Galion, OH have decreased by 16% year over year.

Galion police department

ItemGalionOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2017,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.73.3
There are a total of 20 Galion police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.9% less than the Ohio average and 40.9% 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
Lexington, OH5,4840106106
Candlewood Lake, OH1,0051119511,061
Bellville, OH1,920541,5571,610
Mount Gilead, OH3,4071731,4871,660
Crestline, OH4,4632042,2262,431
Shelby, OH8,7511892,8633,051
Caledonia, OH6833713,1893,560
Galion, OH10,2451693,3923,561

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River Grove, IL10,2481081,4591,566
Kinnelon, NJ10,23939434473
Weddington, NC10,2541421,0431,185
Portage, WI10,2552122,2032,415
Galion, OH10,2451693,3923,561
Source: The Galion, 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.