Port Clinton, OH
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The crime rate in Port Clinton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Port Clinton is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Port Clinton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Port Clinton has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 314. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Port Clinton's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Port Clinton 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 Port Clinton is one in 42.

Port Clinton Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Port Clinton Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

141

160

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.19

23.67

26.86

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Port Clinton 3.19
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 314

in Port Clinton

1 in 343

in Ohio
Port Clinton VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,957
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 13 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 2.18 0.00 1.01
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
Port Clinton 23.67
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 42

in Port Clinton

1 in 39

in Ohio
Port Clinton Property CRIMES
Population: 5,957
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 41 97 3
Rate per 1,000 6.88 16.28 0.50
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

Port Clinton Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Port Clinton 72
Ohio 33