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Total crime 60%
Violent crime 66%
Property crime 59%
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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 peopleShaker Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)933 (estimate)2,1592,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.06.5
Rapen/an/an/a43.238.4
Robberyn/an/an/a66.973.9
Assaultn/an/an/a191.6279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)133 (estimate)309388
Burglaryn/an/an/a318.8314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,359.81,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a171.7246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)799 (estimate)1,8501,958

Key findings

  • Shaker Heights crime rates are 60% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Shaker Heights are 66% lower than the national average
  • In Shaker Heights you have a 1 in 108 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Shaker Heights is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Shaker Heights has decreased by 8%

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

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      Daily Crime In Shaker Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shaker Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shaker Heights is 1 in 750
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shaker Heights is 1 in 126
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Shaker Heights is 1 in 108

      Year Over Year Crime In Shaker Heights (per 100,000 people)

      Shaker Heights police department

      ItemShaker HeightsOhioNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)9317,044558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.73.3

      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
      Waite Hill, OH495000
      Kirtland Hills, OH717000
      South Russell, OH3,8390106106
      Broadview Heights, OH19,25710100110
      Gates Mills, OH2,2290180180
      Highland Hills, OH967106106212
      Bratenahl, OH1,20343260303
      Shaker Heights, OH27,773133799933

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Saugus, MA27,7732548281,081
      Sahuarita, AZ27,780112852964
      Benicia, CA27,780881,4101,498
      Aberdeen, SD27,7835582,3372,895
      Melrose, MA27,78793472565
      Shaker Heights, OH27,773133799933
      Source: The Shaker Heights, 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.