Bethel, OH
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The crime rate in Bethel is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Bethel is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Bethel is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Bethel has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Bethel to other communities of similar population, then Bethel crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Bethel 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 Bethel 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 Bethel.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bethel 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 Bethel; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 308. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bethel's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes Bethel 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 Bethel is one in 35.

Bethel Crime Data

 

Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Bethel Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

80

89

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.25

28.87

32.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel 3.25
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 308

in Bethel

1 in 343

in Ohio

Bethel VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,771
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.72 2.53

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel 28.87
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in Bethel

1 in 39

in Ohio

Bethel Property CRIMES

Population: 2,771
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 70 1
Rate per 1,000 3.25 25.26 0.36

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Bethel Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bethel 64
Ohio 33