Zanesville, OH
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With a crime rate of 62 per one thousand residents, Zanesville 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 16. Within Ohio, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Zanesville.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a city's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 25,498, Zanesville has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Zanesville does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Zanesville.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Zanesville 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 Zanesville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 290. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Zanesville is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Zanesville, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 17, which is a rate of 58 per one thousand population.

Zanesville Crime Data

 
Crime Index

3

(100 is safest)


Safer than 3% of U.S. Cities

Zanesville Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

88

1,488

1,576

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.45

58.36

61.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Zanesville 3.45
Ohio 2.92
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 290

in Zanesville

1 in 343

in Ohio
Zanesville VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 25,498
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 9 16 62
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.35 0.63 2.43
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
Zanesville 58.36
Ohio 25.88
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 17

in Zanesville

1 in 39

in Ohio
Zanesville Property CRIMES
Population: 25,498
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 179 1,280 29
Rate per 1,000 7.02 50.20 1.14
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

Zanesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Zanesville 130
Ohio 33