Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Crime Rates


Safest Cuyahoga Falls neighborhoods

Cuyahoga Falls, 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

The crime rate in Cuyahoga Falls 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 Cuyahoga Falls is 1 in 40. Based on FBI crime data, Cuyahoga Falls is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Cuyahoga Falls has a crime rate that is higher than 79% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Cuyahoga Falls compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Cuyahoga Falls with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Cuyahoga Falls'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 Cuyahoga Falls 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 Cuyahoga Falls.

For Cuyahoga Falls, 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 Cuyahoga Falls than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 983, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Cuyahoga Falls's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Cuyahoga Falls 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 Cuyahoga Falls is one in 42.

Cuyahoga Falls Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 26% of U.S. Cities

Cuyahoga Falls Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Cuyahoga Falls 1.02
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 983

in Cuyahoga Falls

1 in 343

in Ohio


Population: 49,146
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 7 33
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.20 0.14 0.67


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)

Cuyahoga Falls 24.05
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Cuyahoga Falls

1 in 39

in Ohio

Cuyahoga Falls Property CRIMES

Population: 49,146
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 149 995 38
Rate per 1,000 3.03 20.25 0.77

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

Cuyahoga Falls Crimes Per Square Mile

Cuyahoga Falls 48
Ohio 33