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Total crime 57%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 55%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; 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 peoplePlain City/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,081 (estimate)2,3492,489
Murdern/an/an/a4.65.0
Rapen/an/an/a49.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a75.781.6
Assaultn/an/an/a163.9250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)135 (estimate)293379
Burglaryn/an/an/a375.5340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,520.41,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a159.7219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)946 (estimate)2,0562,110

Key findings

  • Plain City crime rates are 57% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Plain City are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Plain City you have a 1 in 93 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Plain City is safer than 69% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Plain City has decreased by 4%

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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)

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      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 742
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Plain City is 1 in 106
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Plain City is 1 in 93

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

      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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      New California, OH1,99641289330
      Choctaw Lake, OH1,46541289330
      Powell, OH12,43615620635
      Hilliard, OH33,10869644713
      Ostrander, OH1,04198686784
      Dublin, OH43,87452864917
      Marble Cliff, OH556118831949
      Plain City, OH4,4441359461,081

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Hollister, MO4,4441521,1071,259
      Glassport, PA4,4442072,4362,643
      Boulder Creek, CA4,4422131,1251,338
      Wauna, WA4,4471891,7271,916
      Ste. Genevieve, MO4,4472021,0121,215
      Plain City, OH4,4441359461,081
      Source: The Plain City, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.