Reading, OH
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The crime rate in Reading is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 33 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 Reading is 1 in 30. Based on FBI crime data, Reading is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Reading has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Reading'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 Reading is one in 688.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Reading's rate for property crime is 32 per one thousand population. This makes Reading 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 Reading is one in 31.

Reading Crime Data

 

Crime Index

16

(100 is safest)


Safer than 16% of U.S. Cities

Reading Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

328

343

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.45

31.77

33.22

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Reading 1.45
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 688

in Reading

1 in 343

in Ohio

Reading VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,324
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Reading 31.77
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Reading

1 in 39

in Ohio

Reading Property CRIMES

Population: 10,324
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Reading Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Reading 119
Ohio 33