Cincinnati, OH Crime


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Cincinnati, OH has a significantly higher rate of violent crime than the US average. With a rate of 46.8 per 100,000 people compared to 22.7 for the US, Cincinnati has double the amount of violent crime as the national average. Additionally, property crime in Cincinnati is also well above the US average with 74.6 incidents per 100,000 people compared to 35.4 for the US overall. This alarming difference means that residents of Cincinnati are at a much greater risk of being victims of these types of crimes than other parts of the country.

Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low crime) to 100 (high crime)

Cincinnati violent crime is 46.8. (The US average is 22.7)
Cincinnati property crime is 74.6. (The US average is 35.4)

NOTE: Click on the links below to see charts for each crime category.
 Violent Crimes  - Murder  Rape  Robbery  Assault
 Property Crimes  - Burglary  Larceny  Auto Theft
Cincinnati, OH Crime History
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Year Violent Murder Rape Robbery Assault Property Burglary Larceny Auto
2000800.34.578.2406.9310.75685.41467.33622.5595.7
20011172.116.6107.9625.2422.47209.51897.44303.71008.5
20021258.119.2116.4723.7398.875051938.74358.61207.7
20031123.421.994.7673.5333.37452.11826.14562.51063.5
20041148.120.197.5756.3274.27145.51753.14493899.4
20051184.625.1100.2737.8321.47130.61727.74463.7939.3
20061218.428.894.1756.7338.7715219444374.9833.1
20071079.51994.2590376.46176.81865.33710.1601.4
2008126421.980.9727.3433.86092.51903.13706.5482.9
2009119216.570.5681.1423.96102.81884.83751.3466.8
20101085.620.570.1636.6358.36171.81952.73733.2485.9
20111032.120.561.6596.6353.36885.92245.94210.5429.4
2012974.715.563.5582.4313.36135.31851.13912.8371.4
2013953.123.667.1543319.45811.61843.93537.4430.4
2014905.420.276.6455.5353.15562.21619.23574.1368.9
201592522.179.1423.1400.755101478.53642.8388.6
2016910.119.183.3427.6380.15146.51314.63418.1413.9
2017947.123.497.6399.8426.35049.91152.73400.7496.5
2018839.518.997297.1426.64540.5986.23120.4433.8
2019844.621.192.3287.5443.74302.5911.52945.6445.4

   Crime in Nearby Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
St. Bernard, OH151.42,855.34,53422010
Elmwood Place, OH463.01,620.42,46132016
Norwood, OH275.33,694.419,02732018
Dayton, KY90.51,357.05,40032019
Bellevue, KY104.41,356.85,88732019
   Crime in Similar Size Cities
City Violent
per 100k
Property
per 100k
Pop. Miles Data
Year
Lexington, KY296.62,998.1311,848762019
Fort Wayne, IN361.62,760.9257,0091382019
Toledo, OH952.13,462.5291,0661812019
Cleveland, OH1,516.64,467.2397,1062202019
Pittsburgh, PA578.83,016.1308,6092572018

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Lived in Cinti. and on UC faculty for over 40 years. The best move of my life is to have retired and left Cinti. for Tucson. In academics OSU far outranks UC and the  More

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What Bert has to say is a bit dated. The downtown area has made a great comeback over the past 10-15 years with Over the Rhine once being ranked America‚Äôs most dangerous  More

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I love Cincinnati. There are places I would rather live but this is home. Good people, good place to raise a family. Well, as long as you're raising them in the suburbs  More

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