Cleveland Heights, OH
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The crime rate in Cleveland Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 25 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 Cleveland Heights is 1 in 39. Based on FBI crime data, Cleveland Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Cleveland Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 80% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Cleveland Heights compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Cleveland Heights with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Cleveland Heights's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cleveland Heights 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 Cleveland Heights.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cleveland Heights 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 Cleveland Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 517. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cleveland Heights's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes Cleveland Heights 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 Cleveland Heights is one in 43.

Cleveland Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

26

(100 is safest)


Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Cleveland Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

87

1,052

1,139

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.93

23.40

25.33

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Cleveland Heights 1.93
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 517

in Cleveland Heights

1 in 343

in Ohio

Cleveland Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 44,962
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 9 * 43 33
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.20 0.96 0.73
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.

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
Cleveland Heights 23.40
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in Cleveland Heights

1 in 39

in Ohio

Cleveland Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 44,962
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 136 833 83
Rate per 1,000 3.02 18.53 1.85

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

Cleveland Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Cleveland Heights 140
Ohio 33