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Reported Annual Crime In University Heights

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime350n/a (estimate)2,6652,8782,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleUniversity Heights/100k peopleOhio/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.65.3
Rape7n/a53.348.140.4
Robbery27n/a205.6107.8102.8
Assault11n/a83.8138.7248.5
Violent crime45n/a (estimate)343300386
Burglary29n/a220.9575.9468.9
Theft260n/a1,980.11,832.31,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a121.8169.3236.9
Property crime305n/a (estimate)2,3232,5782,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in University Heights, OH is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 7% lower than the average of crimes committed in Ohio. It is also 6% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, University Heights, OH shows a crime rate that is 14% higher than the Ohio average. The crime rate is also 11% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, University Heights, OH is shown to be 10% lower than the Ohio average and 5% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in University Heights is 6% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.3 daily crimes that occur in University Heights.
  • University Heights is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In University Heights you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in University Heights has increased by 14%.

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

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in University Heights, 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 University Heights, OH (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Ohio state wide, are 1.08 times less than the state average and 1.06 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in University Heights, OH on a daily bases are 1.14 times more than than Ohio average and 1.13 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in University Heights, OH are 1.11 times less than the daily state average and 1.06 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is University Heights (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in University Heights, OH in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Ohio as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in University Heights, OH to other cities in the state and across the country, University Heights, OH is 24% safer than other cities of Ohio and 35% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Ohio cities and all around the United States, University Heights, OH has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing University Heights, OH crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in University Heights

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in University Heights is 1 in 292
The chance of being a victim of property crime in University Heights is 1 in 44
The chance of being a victim of crime in University Heights is 1 in 38
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in University Heights, OH? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In University Heights, OH you have a 1 in 292 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 44 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 38 chance of becoming a victim of crime in University Heights, OH.

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

A good indicator of whether University Heights, OH is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in University Heights, OH has increased by 114%, while the property crime rate in University Heights, OH has increased by 7% year over year. The number of total crimes in University Heights, OH has increased by 14% year over year.

University Heights police department

ItemUniversity HeightsOhioNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3117,044558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.32.73.3
There are a total of 31 University Heights police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.6% less than the Ohio average and 29.1% 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
Kirtland Hills, OH7171560156
South Russell, OH3,83952105157
Moreland Hills, OH3,29730303333
Bratenahl, OH1,20342362404
Valley View, OH1,97444375419
Brecksville, OH13,47030403433
Kirtland, OH6,80244398442
University Heights, OH13,2733432,3232,665

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Homosassa Springs, FL13,2735923,6974,289
Grain Valley, MO13,2731411,4311,572
South Sioux City, NE13,2683313,7574,088
New Ulm, MN13,2792832,4862,769
Hamilton Square, NJ13,2652341,4741,707
University Heights, OH13,2733432,3232,665
Source: The University Heights, OH crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.