Wadsworth, OH
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The crime rate in Wadsworth 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 Wadsworth is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Wadsworth is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, Wadsworth 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, Wadsworth has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Wadsworth 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 Wadsworth 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 Wadsworth.

For Wadsworth, 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 Wadsworth than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1286, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wadsworth's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Wadsworth 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 Wadsworth is one in 54.

Wadsworth Crime Data

 
Crime Index

38

(100 is safest)


Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Wadsworth Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

17

406

423

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

18.57

19.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wadsworth 0.78
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,286

in Wadsworth

1 in 343

in Ohio
Wadsworth VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 21,860
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 5 3 8
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.23 0.14 0.37
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
Wadsworth 18.57
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Wadsworth

1 in 39

in Ohio
Wadsworth Property CRIMES
Population: 21,860
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 46 356 4
Rate per 1,000 2.10 16.29 0.18
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

Wadsworth Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wadsworth 40
Ohio 33