Richmond Heights, OH
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Richmond Heights, OH crime analytics


The crime rate in Richmond Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Richmond Heights is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Richmond Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Richmond Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 82% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Richmond Heights'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 Richmond Heights is one in 748.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Richmond Heights experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Richmond Heights's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Richmond Heights 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 Richmond Heights is one in 38.

Richmond Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Richmond Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

277

291

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.34

26.46

27.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Richmond Heights 1.34
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 748

in Richmond Heights

1 in 343

in Ohio

Richmond Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 10,469
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 0 7 6
Rate per 1,000 0.10 0.00 0.67 0.57

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
Richmond Heights 26.46
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Richmond Heights

1 in 39

in Ohio

Richmond Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 10,469
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 37 223 17
Rate per 1,000 3.53 21.30 1.62

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

Richmond Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Richmond Heights 65
Ohio 33