West Carrollton, OH
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West Carrollton, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

The crime rate in West Carrollton is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 West Carrollton is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, West Carrollton is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Ohio, West Carrollton has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in West Carrollton 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 West Carrollton; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 295. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that West Carrollton's rate for property crime is 29 per one thousand population. This makes West Carrollton 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 West Carrollton is one in 35.

West Carrollton Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

West Carrollton Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

West Carrollton 3.39
Ohio 2.92

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 295

in West Carrollton

1 in 343

in Ohio

West Carrollton VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 12,980
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 20 * 17 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 1.54 1.31 0.54
* Rape figures for this city adjusted from legacy to current definition based on FBI guidelines.


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)

West Carrollton 28.58
Ohio 25.88

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 35

in West Carrollton

1 in 39

in Ohio

West Carrollton Property CRIMES

Population: 12,980
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 92 253 26
Rate per 1,000 7.09 19.49 2.00

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

West Carrollton Crimes Per Square Mile

West Carrollton 62
Ohio 33