Norwalk, OH
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The crime rate in Norwalk is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 31 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 Norwalk is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Norwalk is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Norwalk has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Norwalk, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Norwalk than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1294, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Norwalk's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Norwalk 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 Norwalk is one in 33.

Norwalk Crime Data

 

Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Norwalk Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

517

530

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

30.72

31.50

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Norwalk 0.77
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,294

in Norwalk

1 in 343

in Ohio

Norwalk VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,827
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 4 5
Rate per 1,000 0.06 0.18 0.24 0.30

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
Norwalk 30.72
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Norwalk

1 in 39

in Ohio

Norwalk Property CRIMES

Population: 16,827
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 107 404 6
Rate per 1,000 6.36 24.01 0.36

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

Norwalk Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Norwalk 58
Ohio 33