Grove City, OH
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The crime rate in Grove City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 35 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 Grove City is 1 in 29. Based on FBI crime data, Grove City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Grove City has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Grove City's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Grove City is one in 856.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Grove City's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Grove City 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 Grove City is one in 30.

Grove City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

15

(100 is safest)


Safer than 15% of U.S. Cities

Grove City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

46

1,334

1,380

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.17

33.87

35.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Grove City 1.17
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 856

in Grove City

1 in 343

in Ohio
Grove City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 39,388
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 27 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.33 0.69 0.15
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
Grove City 33.87
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Grove City

1 in 39

in Ohio
Grove City Property CRIMES
Population: 39,388
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 118 1,186 30
Rate per 1,000 3.00 30.11 0.76
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

Grove City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Grove City 84
Ohio 33