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Columbus, Ohio, violent crime, on a scale from 1 (low crime) to 100, is 68. Violent crime is composed of four offenses: murder and nonnegligent manslaughter, forcible rape, robbery, and aggravated assault. The US average is 41.4.

Columbus, Ohio, property crime, on a scale from 1 (low) to 100, is 73. Property crime includes the offenses of burglary, larceny-theft, motor vehicle theft, and arson. The object of the theft-type offenses is the taking of money or property, but there is no force or threat of force against the victims. The US average is 43.5.

  CRIMEColumbus, OhioUnited States
  Violent Crime  67.541.4
  Property Crime  73.143.5
One of the 20 Most Violent Cities - The Numbers Do
The crime here is terrible and rapidly getting worse, and also spreading to the suburbs. When we moved to our suburb 6 years ago there was hardly any crime and a lot... (read more)
Crime on the hilltop of the westside of Columbus,
On a scale of 1-10, i would say that crime on the hilltop is about 7. Someone may get shot once everyday in this area. Some areas are okay, but you just have talk to... (read more)
Been here over twenty years, the crime gets worse every year. Car breakins are the most annoying problems, but there is typically close to one hundred murders a year. ... (read more)
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Just the Right Size
Columbus may not be the biggest city but it certainly isn't the smallest. For comparison, I have spent time in both Chicago and Dayton, cities on either side of the... (read more)
re: Seriously, I hate this city - 5/9/2012
@MELODY---YOU MIGHT LIKE CBUS if you're into boring towns. Cbus is very boring. Lots of people move here from small towns and you can tell. Please, don't let anyone tell... (read more)
Depends on what you're looking for, but it's not a
Columbus is a great size, it's affordable, it has a lot of opportunities, some arts & culture, a lot of college related sports, and a few other professional athletic... (read more)
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