Kent, OH
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The crime rate in Kent is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Kent is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Kent is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Kent has a crime rate that is higher than 70% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Kent has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Kent is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Kent 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 Kent.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kent 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 Kent; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 452. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kent's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Kent 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 Kent is one in 57.

Kent Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Kent Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

66

522

588

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.21

17.51

19.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kent 2.21
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 452

in Kent

1 in 343

in Ohio
Kent VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 29,810
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 2 10 53
Rate per 1,000 0.03 0.07 0.34 1.78
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
Kent 17.51
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 57

in Kent

1 in 39

in Ohio
Kent Property CRIMES
Population: 29,810
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 128 387 7
Rate per 1,000 4.29 12.98 0.23
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

Kent Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kent 63
Ohio 33