Brecksville, OH
Crime Rates


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Brecksville, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

Brecksville's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the city to be one of the safest in both Ohio and the nation. Brecksville's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Brecksville is one in 201.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Brecksville, and we found that the crime rate in Brecksville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Brecksville is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Brecksville 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 Brecksville.

For Brecksville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Brecksville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2240, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Brecksville compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Brecksville is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Brecksville is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Brecksville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Brecksville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Brecksville 0.45
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,240

in Brecksville

1 in 343

in Ohio


Population: 13,440
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 3 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.00 0.22


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)

Brecksville 4.54
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 220

in Brecksville

1 in 39

in Ohio

Brecksville Property CRIMES

Population: 13,440
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 5 54 2
Rate per 1,000 0.37 4.02 0.15

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

Brecksville Crimes Per Square Mile

Brecksville 3
Ohio 33