East Cleveland, OH
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The crime rate in East Cleveland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 East Cleveland is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, East Cleveland is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, East Cleveland has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For East Cleveland, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in East Cleveland is one in 164.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that East Cleveland experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that East Cleveland's rate for property crime is 21 per one thousand population. This makes East Cleveland 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 East Cleveland is one in 48.

Importantly, we found that East Cleveland has one of the highest rates of motor vehicle theft in the nation according to our analysis of FBI crime data. This is compared to communities of all sizes, from the smallest to the largest. In fact, your chance of getting your car stolen if you live in East Cleveland is one in 133.

East Cleveland Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

East Cleveland Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

106

360

466

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

6.11

20.76

26.87

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Cleveland 6.11
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 164

in East Cleveland

1 in 343

in Ohio
East Cleveland VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,344
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 3 2 60 41
Rate per 1,000 0.17 0.12 3.46 2.36
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
East Cleveland 20.76
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 48

in East Cleveland

1 in 39

in Ohio
East Cleveland Property CRIMES
Population: 17,344
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 126 104 130
Rate per 1,000 7.26 6.00 7.50
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

East Cleveland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Cleveland 151
Ohio 33