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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 86%
Property crime 54%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLouisville/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)9502,1592,346
Murder0n/a0.07.06.5
Rape0n/a0.043.238.4
Robbery1n/a10.766.973.9
Assault4n/a42.7191.6279.7
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)53309388
Burglary11n/a117.4318.8314.2
Theft71n/a757.71,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a21.3171.7246.0
Property crime84n/a (estimate)8961,8501,958

Key findings

  • Louisville crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Louisville are 86% lower than the national average
  • In Louisville you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Louisville is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Louisville has increased by 5%

Louisville crime map

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The Louisville crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Louisville 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 Louisville crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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Compare Louisville, OH Crime

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      Daily Crime In Louisville (per 100,000 people)

      The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Louisville, per 100,000 residents. In Louisville, the total number of daily crimes is 2.27 times less than the Ohio average and 2.47 times less than the national average. Violent daily crime statistics in Louisville are 5.79 times less than the Ohio average and 7.27 times less than the national average. For property crime, Louisville has a daily crime rate that is 2.06 times less than the Ohio average and 2.18 times less than the daily national average.

      How Safe is Louisville (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Louisville to every other city in Ohio, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Louisville safe? The gauges above illustrate that Louisville is safer than 74% of every city located within Ohio along with 80% 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. As a result, Louisville, OH is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Louisville

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Louisville is 1 in 1874
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Louisville is 1 in 112
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Louisville is 1 in 106
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Louisville, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 1874. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 112 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 Louisville is 1 in 106.

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

      Determining whether Louisville is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Louisville violent crime rates have decreased by 17%. At the same time, property crime has increased by 7% year over year. Total crimes for Louisville has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

      Louisville police department

      ItemLouisvilleOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)917,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.02.73.3
      There are a total of 9 Louisville police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 63.7% less than the Ohio average and 69.8% less than the National average.

      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

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Lake Mohawk, OH1,60451303354
      New Franklin, OH14,19564609673
      Bolivar, OH1,070115689805
      Hills and Dales, OH246125747872
      East Canton, OH1,506127763891
      Magnolia, OH1,114130781911
      Atwater, OH1,030133798931
      Louisville, OH9,31853896950

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Springfield, FL9,3186672,9033,571
      Harahan, LA9,32186811897
      Columbia City, IN9,3242691,4221,691
      Walnut Grove, WA9,3243042,8243,128
      The Village, OK9,3102492,3572,606
      Louisville, OH9,31853896950
      Source: The Louisville, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.