Bucyrus, OH
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With a crime rate of 58 per one thousand residents, Bucyrus has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 17. Within Ohio, more than 97% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bucyrus.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 11,916, Bucyrus has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Bucyrus does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Bucyrus.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bucyrus 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 Bucyrus; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 397. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Bucyrus is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Bucyrus, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 55 per one thousand population.

Bucyrus Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Bucyrus Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

658

688

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.52

55.22

57.74

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bucyrus 2.52
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 397

in Bucyrus

1 in 343

in Ohio
Bucyrus VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,916
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 12 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.59 1.01 0.92
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
Bucyrus 55.22
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Bucyrus

1 in 39

in Ohio
Bucyrus Property CRIMES
Population: 11,916
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 138 512 8
Rate per 1,000 11.58 42.97 0.67
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

Bucyrus Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bucyrus 93
Ohio 33