Zanesville, OH
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Zanesville, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2018 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2019 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

With a crime rate of 42 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 24. Within Ohio, more than 94% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Zanesville.

Importantly, when you compare Zanesville to other communities of similar population, then Zanesville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Zanesville 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 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 211. This equates to a rate of 5 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 27, which is a rate of 37 per one thousand population.

Zanesville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

7

(100 is safest)


Safer than 7% of U.S. Cities

Zanesville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

120

946

1,066

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.73

37.30

42.03

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Zanesville 4.73
Ohio 2.80

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 211

in Zanesville

1 in 357

in Ohio

Zanesville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 25,364
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 31 16 72
Rate per 1,000 0.04 1.22 0.63 2.84

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,214 139,380 282,061 807,410
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.86 2.47

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Zanesville 37.30
Ohio 21.77

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in Zanesville

1 in 46

in Ohio

Zanesville Property CRIMES

Population: 25,364
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 139 749 58
Rate per 1,000 5.48 29.53 2.29

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 327,167,434
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,230,149 5,217,055 748,841
Rate per 1,000 3.76 15.95 2.29

Zanesville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Zanesville 88
Ohio 28