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Total crime 15%
Violent crime 22%
Property crime 22%
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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 peopleMiddletown/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,317n/a (estimate)2,6982,1592,346
Murder3n/a6.17.06.5
Rape11n/a22.543.238.4
Robbery28n/a57.466.973.9
Assault105n/a215.1191.6279.7
Violent crime147n/a (estimate)301309388
Burglary182n/a372.8318.8314.2
Theft889n/a1,821.21,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theft99n/a202.8171.7246.0
Property crime1,170n/a (estimate)2,3971,8501,958

Key findings

  • Middletown crime rates are 15% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Middletown are 22% lower than the national average
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Middletown is safer than 32% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Middletown has decreased by 21%

Middletown crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Middletown, OH per 100,000 people. In Middletown, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.25 times more than the Ohio average and 1.15 times more than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Middletown is 1.03 times less than the Ohio average and 1.29 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Middletown has a daily crime rate that is 1.30 times more than the Ohio average and 1.22 times more than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Ohio and all other cities across the US, is Middletown safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Middletown is safer than 17% of other cities in the state of Ohio. In addition, Middletown is safer than 32% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Ohio and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Middletown. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Middletown is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 333
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 42
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 38
      Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Middletown? If you reside in Middletown, the likelihood that you will become a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 333. Violent crimes include: murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. There is a 1 in 42 change that you will become a victim of a property crime. These sorts of crimes against personal property include: burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Middletown, is 1 in 38.

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

      Determining whether Middletown is becoming less or more safe for its residents (per 100,000) is most easily done by comparing year-over-year crime rates. Middletown violent crime rates have decreased by 29%. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 20% year over year. Total crimes for Middletown has decreased by 21% in the same time frame.

      Middletown police department

      ItemMiddletownOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)10817,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.22.73.3
      There are a total of 108 Middletown police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.3% less than the Ohio average and 32.2% 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
      Dunlap, OH1,92643260303
      Wetherington, OH1,52743260303
      Five Points, OH1,90543260303
      Springboro, OH17,9785348353
      Four Bridges, OH3,35959352411
      Kings Mills, OH1,47064381445
      Bellbrook, OH7,08227433460
      Middletown, OH48,5273012,3972,698

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Covina, CA48,5393212,3412,662
      Azusa, CA48,4983081,9362,243
      Newark, OH48,4772753,4533,727
      Parker, CO48,4421231,4771,600
      Roswell, NM48,4078503,7724,622
      Middletown, OH48,5273012,3972,698
      Source: The Middletown, 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.