Barberton, OH
Crime Rates

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Barberton, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in Barberton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Barberton is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Barberton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Barberton has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Barberton to other communities of similar population, then Barberton crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Barberton does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Barberton does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Barberton.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Barberton occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Barberton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 254. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Barberton's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Barberton a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Barberton is one in 30.

Barberton Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

Barberton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Barberton 3.94
Ohio 2.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 254

in Barberton

1 in 336

in Ohio


Population: 26,120
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 19 14 69
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.73 0.54 2.64


Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Barberton 33.73
Ohio 24.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Barberton

1 in 41

in Ohio

Barberton Property CRIMES

Population: 26,120
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 158 682 41
Rate per 1,000 6.05 26.11 1.57

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Barberton Crimes Per Square Mile

Barberton 106
Ohio 31