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Total crime 39%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 43%
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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.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMalta/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,258 (estimate)2,1592,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a43.238.4
Robberyn/an/an/a66.973.9
Assaultn/an/an/a191.6279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)466 (estimate)309388
Burglaryn/an/an/a318.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a171.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,792 (estimate)1,8501,958

Key findings

  • Malta crime rates are 39% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Malta are 20% higher than the national average
  • In Malta you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Malta is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Malta has decreased by 8%

Malta crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Malta (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Malta

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Malta is 1 in 215
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Malta is 1 in 36
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Malta is 1 in 31

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

      Malta police department

      ItemMaltaOhioNational
      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

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      Beverly, OH1,255120719840
      Crooksville, OH2,5461801,0771,257
      Roseville, OH2,1281851,1091,295
      McConnelsville, OH1,899571,7751,833
      Glouster, OH1,7371671,8932,060
      Waterford, OH4393812,2822,663
      East Fultonham, OH3303842,3002,684
      Malta, OH8374662,7923,258

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      Navarre Beach, FL837155715870
      Light Oak, NC8376043,2093,813
      Oriskany Falls, NY8375642,1852,748
      Midvale, OH8374112,4592,869
      Edgemont, SD8377753,0263,801
      Malta, OH8374662,7923,258
      Source: The Malta, 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.