Wheelersburg, OH
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Wheelersburg, OH crime analytics


Wheelersburg has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Wheelersburg is 1 in 60. How does Wheelersburg fare compared to other communities in Ohio of all population sizes? Wheelersburg's crime rate is lower than approximately 38% of Ohio communities.

How does the crime rate in Wheelersburg compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Wheelersburg with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Wheelersburg's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Wheelersburg 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 Wheelersburg.

For Wheelersburg, 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 Wheelersburg than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 3125, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Wheelersburg's rate for property crime is 16 per one thousand population. This makes Wheelersburg 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 Wheelersburg is one in 61.

Wheelersburg Crime Data

 
Crime Index

45

(100 is safest)


Safer than 45% of U.S. Cities

Wheelersburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

103

105

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.32

16.48

16.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wheelersburg 0.32
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 3,125

in Wheelersburg

1 in 343

in Ohio
Wheelersburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 6,249
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
Wheelersburg 16.48
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Wheelersburg

1 in 39

in Ohio
Wheelersburg Property CRIMES
Population: 6,249
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

Wheelersburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wheelersburg 18
Ohio 33

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