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Total crime 94%
Violent crime 89%
Property crime 96%
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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 peoplePlain City/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime6n/a (estimate)1302,1592,346
Murder0n/a0.07.06.5
Rape0n/a0.043.238.4
Robbery0n/a0.066.973.9
Assault2n/a43.2191.6279.7
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)43309388
Burglary0n/a0.0318.8314.2
Theft4n/a86.41,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0171.7246.0
Property crime4n/a (estimate)861,8501,958

Key findings

  • Plain City crime rates are 94% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plain City are 89% lower than the national average
  • In Plain City you have a 1 in 772 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plain City is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plain City has decreased by 88%

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

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      Daily Crime In Plain City (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Plain City, OH per 100,000 people. In Plain City, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 16.65 times less than the Ohio average and 18.10 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Plain City is 7.15 times less than the Ohio average and 8.97 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Plain City has a daily crime rate that is 21.41 times less than the Ohio average and 22.66 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Plain City (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Plain City to every other city in Ohio, as well as the entirety of the United States, is Plain City safe? The gauges above illustrate that Plain City is safer than 95% of every city located within Ohio along with 93% 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, Plain City, OH is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Plain City

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Plain City is 1 in 2315
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plain City is 1 in 1158
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plain City is 1 in 772
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Plain City, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 2315. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 1158 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 Plain City is 1 in 772.

      Year Over Year Crime In Plain City (per 100,000 people)

      A good indicator of whether Plain City is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Plain City has decreased by 68%, while the property crime rate in Plain City has decreased by 91% year over year. The number of total crimes in Plain City has decreased by 88% year over year.

      Plain City police department

      ItemPlain CityOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)817,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.92.73.3
      There are a total of 8 Plain City police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 29.9% less than the Ohio average and 41.8% 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
      New California, OH1,99643260303
      Choctaw Lake, OH1,46543260303
      Powell, OH12,4360574574
      Ostrander, OH1,041103617721
      Hilliard, OH33,10864705769
      Dublin, OH43,87444745789
      Marble Cliff, OH556125747872
      Plain City, OH4,4444386130

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hollister, MO4,4446721,6482,320
      Glassport, PA4,4442072,4362,643
      Boulder Creek, CA4,4422131,0321,246
      Beaver, PA4,4412431,0261,270
      Whiteriver, AZ4,4475042,3152,819
      Plain City, OH4,4444386130
      Source: The Plain City, 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.