Martins Ferry, OH
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Martins Ferry has an overall crime rate of 13 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Martins Ferry is 1 in 76. How does Martins Ferry fare compared to other communities in Ohio of all population sizes? Martins Ferry's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Ohio communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Martins Ferry has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Martins Ferry 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 Martins Ferry 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 Martins Ferry.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Martins Ferry'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 Martins Ferry is one in 848.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Martins Ferry; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Martins Ferry Crime Data

 
Crime Index

57

(100 is safest)


Safer than 57% of U.S. Cities

Martins Ferry Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

81

89

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.18

11.94

13.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Martins Ferry 1.18
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 848

in Martins Ferry

1 in 343

in Ohio
Martins Ferry VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,786
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.15 0.29 0.74
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
Martins Ferry 11.94
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 84

in Martins Ferry

1 in 39

in Ohio
Martins Ferry Property CRIMES
Population: 6,786
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 22 54 5
Rate per 1,000 3.24 7.96 0.74
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

Martins Ferry Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Martins Ferry 38
Ohio 33