Cambridge, OH
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The crime rate in Cambridge is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 34 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 Cambridge is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Cambridge is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Cambridge has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cambridge 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 Cambridge; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 347. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cambridge's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Cambridge 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 Cambridge is one in 33.

Cambridge Crime Data

 
Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Cambridge Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

319

349

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.88

30.67

33.55

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cambridge 2.88
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 347

in Cambridge

1 in 343

in Ohio
Cambridge VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,402
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Cambridge 30.67
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Cambridge

1 in 39

in Ohio
Cambridge Property CRIMES
Population: 10,402
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Cambridge Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cambridge 55
Ohio 33