Reported Annual Crime In Oberlin

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOberlin/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime184n/a (estimate)2,2112,7172,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOberlin/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.3
Rape6n/a72.150.341.7
Robbery0n/a0.099.598.0
Assault7n/a84.1141.6248.9
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)156298394
Burglary33n/a396.6502.4430.4
Theft136n/a1,634.41,743.01,694.4
Vehicle theft2n/a24.0173.7237.4
Property crime171n/a (estimate)2,0552,4192,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Oberlin, OH. All reported Oberlin, OH crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Oberlin, OH overall crime rate is 19% lower than in comparison to the Ohio average; and is also 20% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Oberlin, OH, the rate is 47% lower than compared to the Ohio average, and 60% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Oberlin, OH comes in at 15% lower than to the average seen in Ohio, and 13% lower than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oberlin is 20% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.06 daily crimes that occur in Oberlin.
  • Oberlin is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oberlin you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oberlin has decreased by 28%.

Compare Oberlin, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Oberlin (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Oberlin, OH on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Ohio. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Oberlin, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.23 times less than the state average and 1.25 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Oberlin, OH on a daily bases are 1.90 times less than than Ohio average and 2.52 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Oberlin, OH are 1.18 times less than the daily state average and 1.15 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Oberlin (higher is better)

How safe is Oberlin, OH compared to other cities in Ohio and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Oberlin, OH is safer than 44% of the cities in Ohio and 55% 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 Oberlin, OH. Overall, Oberlin, OH is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oberlin

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oberlin is 1 in 641
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oberlin is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oberlin is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Oberlin, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oberlin, OH you have a 1 in 641 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oberlin, OH.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Oberlin, OH is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Oberlin, OH has decreased by 29% and the rate of property crime in Oberlin, OH has decreased by 28%. The total crime rate in Oberlin, OH has decreased by 28% year to year.

Oberlin police department

ItemOberlinOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2317,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.82.73.3
There are a total of 23 Oberlin police officers. This results in 2.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.8% greater than the Ohio average and 14.7% 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
North Ridgeville, OH31,83251417467
Avon Lake, OH23,22134520554
Grafton, OH6,07516647663
Vermilion, OH10,49129915944
South Amherst, OH1,723108876984
LaGrange, OH2,3571139171,030
Valley City, OH5271209771,098
Oberlin, OH8,3531562,0552,211

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Orrville, OH8,3511761,2551,431
Dalhart, TX8,3579083,2874,196
Bogota, NJ8,34812593605
Hillsboro, TX8,3582764,3724,648
Ashland, NJ8,3472251,5261,751
Oberlin, OH8,3531562,0552,211
Source: The Oberlin, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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