Shaker Heights, OH
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The crime rate in Shaker Heights is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 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 Shaker Heights is 1 in 53. Based on FBI crime data, Shaker Heights is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Shaker Heights has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Shaker Heights has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Shaker Heights is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Shaker 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 Shaker Heights.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Shaker Heights 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 Shaker Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 485. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Shaker Heights's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Shaker 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 Shaker Heights is one in 59.

Shaker Heights Crime Data

 
Crime Index

39

(100 is safest)


Safer than 39% of U.S. Cities

Shaker Heights Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

57

467

524

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.06

16.89

18.95

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shaker Heights 2.06
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 485

in Shaker Heights

1 in 343

in Ohio
Shaker Heights VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 27,646
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
Shaker Heights 16.89
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Shaker Heights

1 in 39

in Ohio
Shaker Heights Property CRIMES
Population: 27,646
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

Shaker Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shaker Heights 83
Ohio 33