Sidney, OH
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With a crime rate of 44 per one thousand residents, Sidney has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Ohio, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sidney.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Sidney's violent crime rate is 2 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 Sidney is one in 579.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sidney is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sidney, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 24, which is a rate of 42 per one thousand population.

Sidney Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Sidney Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

36

876

912

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.73

42.00

43.72

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sidney 1.73
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 579

in Sidney

1 in 343

in Ohio
Sidney VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 20,858
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 10 11 15
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.48 0.53 0.72
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
Sidney 42.00
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 24

in Sidney

1 in 39

in Ohio
Sidney Property CRIMES
Population: 20,858
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 159 702 15
Rate per 1,000 7.62 33.66 0.72
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

Sidney Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sidney 75
Ohio 33