East Cleveland, OH
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East Cleveland, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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 East Cleveland is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 36. 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 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare East Cleveland to other communities of similar population, then East Cleveland crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how East Cleveland 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 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 126.

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 20 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 50.

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 115.

East Cleveland Crime Data

 

Crime Index

20

(100 is safest)


Safer than 20% of U.S. Cities

East Cleveland Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

136

341

477

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.91

19.84

27.75

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Cleveland 7.91
Ohio 2.97

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 126

in East Cleveland

1 in 336

in Ohio

East Cleveland VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 17,187
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 5 8 83 40
Rate per 1,000 0.29 0.47 4.83 2.33

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
East Cleveland 19.84
Ohio 24.19

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in East Cleveland

1 in 41

in Ohio

East Cleveland Property CRIMES

Population: 17,187
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 100 91 150
Rate per 1,000 5.82 5.29 8.73

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

East Cleveland Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
East Cleveland 154
Ohio 31