Middletown, OH
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With a crime rate of 70 per one thousand residents, Middletown has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 14. Within Ohio, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Middletown.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 48,760, Middletown has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Middletown does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Middletown.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Middletown 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 Middletown; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 196. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Middletown is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Middletown, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 16, which is a rate of 64 per one thousand population.

Middletown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

2

(100 is safest)


Safer than 2% of U.S. Cities

Middletown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

249

3,143

3,392

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.11

64.46

69.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Middletown 5.11
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 196

in Middletown

1 in 343

in Ohio
Middletown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 48,760
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 47 * 64 138
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.96 1.31 2.83
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.
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
Middletown 64.46
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 16

in Middletown

1 in 39

in Ohio
Middletown Property CRIMES
Population: 48,760
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 722 2,318 103
Rate per 1,000 14.81 47.54 2.11
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

Middletown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Middletown 128
Ohio 33