Shelby, OH
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The crime rate in Shelby 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 Shelby is 1 in 32. Based on FBI crime data, Shelby is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Shelby has a crime rate that is higher than 85% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Shelby, 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 Shelby than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3019, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Shelby Crime Data

 
Crime Index

18

(100 is safest)


Safer than 18% of U.S. Cities

Shelby Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

278

281

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.33

30.69

31.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shelby 0.33
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,019

in Shelby

1 in 343

in Ohio
Shelby VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,058
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.11 0.22 0.00
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
Shelby 30.69
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 33

in Shelby

1 in 39

in Ohio
Shelby Property CRIMES
Population: 9,058
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 66 212 0
Rate per 1,000 7.29 23.40 0.00
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

Shelby Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shelby 43
Ohio 33