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Crime rate in Bluffton, Ohio (OH): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Bluffton, OH compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Bluffton, OH

The 2018 crime rate in Bluffton, OH is 100 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.7 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 38.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Bluffton crime rate rose by 37% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Bluffton has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Bluffton, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Bluffton:

99.8
Ada:

20.5
Ottawa:

12.0
Leipsic:

76.5
McComb:

26.1
Lima:

468.9
Findlay:

235.8
Elida:

66.6
Fort Shawnee:

89.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Bluffton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(50.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(25.3)
1
(25.8)
1
(24.2)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.1)
3
(72.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(49.8)
3
(75.2)
2
(50.3)
4
(101.3)
3
(77.3)
2
(48.4)
3
(72.8)
1
(25.0)
2
(47.2)
3
(71.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(24.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(572.4)
17
(425.9)
27
(679.6)
18
(455.8)
12
(309.1)
11
(266.5)
16
(388.3)
13
(325.0)
8
(188.8)
2
(48.0)
16
(387.7)
9
(216.5)
1
(24.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
60
(1,493)
76
(1,904)
67
(1,686)
31
(785.0)
35
(901.6)
34
(823.6)
46
(1,117)
40
(1,000)
27
(637.2)
27
(647.5)
62
(1,502)
38
(914.1)
34
(825.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(124.4)
1
(25.1)
4
(100.7)
3
(76.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(72.7)
4
(97.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(23.6)
0
(0.0)
4
(96.9)
1
(24.1)
1
(24.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index119.7213.2133.1109.993.886.5120.967.876.043.6102.372.999.8

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Bluffton, Ohio as of August 11, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Bluffton is 1,097 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Bluffton:

85.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Bluffton:

24.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Bluffton:

12.1
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Bluffton:

36.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Bluffton:

59.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Bluffton:

12.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Bluffton:

72.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Bluffton:

48.4
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Bluffton:

64.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Bluffton:

76.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Bluffton:

25.2
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Bluffton:

137.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Bluffton:

24.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Property crime rate in 2018
Bluffton:

49.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Bluffton:

92.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Bluffton:

167.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Bluffton:

42.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Bluffton:

73.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Bluffton:

115.0
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Bluffton:

148.1
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Bluffton:

105.4
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Bluffton:

106.9
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Bluffton:

141.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Bluffton:

235.3
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Bluffton:

184.1
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Bluffton:

207.8
U.S. Average:

317.3
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.19
Ohio average:

1.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Ohio average:

1.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Ohio average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.92
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.50
Ohio average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Ohio average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.45
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.51
Ohio average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Ohio average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 6 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.54
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.80
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Bluffton, OH
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 45817.