Reported Annual Crime In Ottawa

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 peopleOttawa/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime8n/a (estimate)1842,4572,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOttawa/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.85.0
Rape0n/a0.045.342.6
Robbery0n/a0.078.686.2
Assault1n/a23.0151.2246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)23280381
Burglary0n/a0.0412.2376.0
Theft6n/a138.11,594.61,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a23.0170.3228.9
Property crime7n/a (estimate)1612,1772,200
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Ottawa, OH. The total number of reported crimes in Ottawa, OH is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Ottawa, OH crime rate is 93% lower than the Ohio average and is 93% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Ottawa, OH has a violent crime rate that is 92% lower than the Ohio average and 94% lower than the national average. For property crime, Ottawa, OH is 93% lower than the Ohio average and 93% lower than the national average.

Ottawa crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ottawa is 93% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 0.5 daily crimes that occur in Ottawa.
  • Ottawa is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ottawa you have a 1 in 544 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ottawa has decreased by 89%.

Compare Ottawa, OH Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ottawa (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Ottawa, OH per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Ohio and on a national level. In Ottawa, OH the total number of daily crimes is 13.35 times less than the Ohio average and 14.02 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Ottawa, OH is 12.16 times less than the Ohio average and 16.54 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Ottawa, OH has a daily crime rate that is 13.52 times less than the Ohio average and 13.66 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ottawa (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Ottawa, OH compared to other areas of Ohio, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Ottawa, OH safer than 77% when compared to other Ohio cities, and 82% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Ohio, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Ottawa, OH. At this time, Ottawa, OH sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ottawa

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ottawa is 1 in 4346
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ottawa is 1 in 621
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ottawa is 1 in 544
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Ottawa, OH? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Ottawa, OH, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4346. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 621 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Ottawa, OH is 1 in 544.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Ottawa, OH is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Ottawa, OH has decreased by 87%, while the property crime rate in Ottawa, OH has decreased by 90% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Ottawa, OH has decreased by 89% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Ottawa police department

ItemOttawaOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)817,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.82.73.3
There are a total of 8 Ottawa police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 33.2% less than the Ohio average and 44.6% 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

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kalida, OH1,37060464523
Pandora, OH1,183108840948
Bluffton, OH4,37697874972
McComb, OH1,6991179121,029
Continental, OH1,0451259741,099
Deshler, OH1,7501259751,101
Columbus Grove, OH2,1731341,0431,177
Ottawa, OH4,43023161184

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Kingsville, MD4,4292119141,125
Bayside, WI4,4280434434
Prairie Heights, WA4,4332262,1312,356
Jenkintown, PA4,4262251,5761,801
Newport, VT4,4265182,4482,966
Ottawa, OH4,43023161184
Source: The Ottawa, 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.
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