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Total crime 26%
Violent crime 3%
Property crime 30%
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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLafayette/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,128 (estimate)2,3492,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a49.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.781.6
Assaultn/an/an/a163.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)390 (estimate)293379
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.5340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,737 (estimate)2,0562,110

Key findings

  • Lafayette crime rates are 26% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lafayette are 3% higher than the national average
  • In Lafayette you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lafayette is safer than 24% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lafayette has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Lafayette (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lafayette

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lafayette is 1 in 257
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lafayette is 1 in 37
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lafayette is 1 in 32

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

      Lafayette police department

      ItemLafayetteOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a17,044558,732
      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
      Ada, OH6,04654436490
      Elida, OH1,93598685783
      Pandora, OH1,183113793906
      Cridersville, OH1,8961329241,056
      Columbus Grove, OH2,1731409851,126
      Bluffton, OH4,3761781,2481,426
      Wapakoneta, OH9,786211,4101,430
      Lafayette, OH3843902,7373,128

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Bunn, NC3842654,7755,040
      Gilbert, WV3843621,8062,168
      Hodge, LA3847124,1024,815
      Sparkman, AR3848494,1474,996
      Inglewood, NE3843982,6943,092
      Lafayette, OH3843902,7373,128
      Source: The Lafayette, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.