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


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

Crime rate in Cincinnati, OH

The 2019 crime rate in Cincinnati, OH is 508 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.9 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 96.0% U.S. cities. The 2019 Cincinnati crime rate fell by 2% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 64 - an increase of 7 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Cincinnati has seen decline of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Cincinnati, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cincinnati:

508.3
St. Bernard:

176.7
Dayton:

105.8
Bellevue:

96.0
Norwood:

264.2
Newport:

281.7
Elmwood Place:

414.8
Ludlow:

201.8
Golf Manor:

326.6
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cincinnati by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
89
(28.8)
63
(19.0)
73
(21.9)
55
(16.5)
68
(20.5)
61
(20.5)
46
(15.5)
70
(23.6)
60
(20.2)
66
(22.1)
57
(19.1)
70
(23.4)
57
(18.9)
64
(21.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
291
(94.1)
313
(94.2)
269
(80.9)
235
(70.5)
233
(70.1)
183
(61.6)
188
(63.5)
199
(67.1)
228
(76.6)
236
(79.1)
249
(83.3)
292
(97.6)
293
(97.0)
280
(92.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2,339
(756.7)
1,961
(590.0)
2,419
(727.3)
2,272
(681.1)
2,116
(636.6)
1,773
(596.6)
1,725
(582.4)
1,610
(543.0)
1,356
(455.5)
1,263
(423.1)
1,278
(427.6)
1,196
(399.8)
897
(297.1)
872
(287.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,047
(338.7)
1,251
(376.4)
1,443
(433.8)
1,414
(423.9)
1,191
(358.3)
1,050
(353.3)
928
(313.3)
947
(319.4)
1,051
(353.1)
1,196
(400.7)
1,136
(380.1)
1,275
(426.3)
1,288
(426.6)
1,346
(443.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
6,009
(1,944)
6,200
(1,865)
6,330
(1,903)
6,287
(1,885)
6,490
(1,953)
6,674
(2,246)
5,483
(1,851)
5,467
(1,844)
4,820
(1,619)
4,413
(1,479)
3,929
(1,315)
3,448
(1,153)
2,978
(986.2)
2,765
(911.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
13,523
(4,375)
12,332
(3,710)
12,328
(3,706)
12,513
(3,751)
12,408
(3,733)
12,512
(4,211)
11,590
(3,913)
10,488
(3,537)
10,639
(3,574)
10,873
(3,643)
10,216
(3,418)
10,172
(3,401)
9,422
(3,120)
8,935
(2,946)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,575
(833.1)
1,999
(601.4)
1,606
(482.9)
1,557
(466.8)
1,615
(485.9)
1,276
(429.4)
1,100
(371.4)
1,276
(430.4)
1,098
(368.9)
1,160
(388.6)
1,237
(413.9)
1,485
(496.5)
1,310
(433.8)
1,351
(445.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
270
(87.3)
231
(69.5)
225
(67.6)
224
(67.2)
199
(59.9)
328
(110.4)
386
(130.3)
246
(83.0)
353
(118.6)
440
(147.4)
485
(162.3)
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City-Data.com crime index805.4692.6733.7697.8684.6700.0635.0632.7594.7594.9570.9586.5518.4508.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

- means the value is bigger than the state average.
- means the value is much bigger than the state average.



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there were 1,042 registered sex offenders living in Cincinnati, Ohio as of May 12, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cincinnati is 287 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Cincinnati, OH?

Violent crime rate in 2019
Cincinnati:

500.1
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Cincinnati:

496.6
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Cincinnati:

557.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Cincinnati:

525.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cincinnati:

535.2
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Cincinnati:

521.2
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Cincinnati:

545.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Cincinnati:

542.4
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cincinnati:

577.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cincinnati:

608.5
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cincinnati:

655.9
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Cincinnati:

705.3
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cincinnati:

615.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cincinnati:

699.4
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cincinnati:

680.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cincinnati:

495.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Cincinnati:

486.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Cincinnati:

543.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Cincinnati:

396.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Cincinnati:

418.3
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Cincinnati:

475.0
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Cincinnati:

495.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Cincinnati:

536.1
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Cincinnati:

557.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Cincinnati:

610.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Cincinnati:

621.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Cincinnati:

724.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cincinnati:

650.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cincinnati:

634.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Cincinnati:

638.4
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Cincinnati:

648.8
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cincinnati:

732.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cincinnati:

709.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cincinnati:

538.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Cincinnati:

571.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Cincinnati:

596.9
U.S. Average:

336.9
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 2019, including police officers: 1,157 (1,024 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.38
Ohio average:

1.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 1,167 (1,032 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.42
Ohio average:

1.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 1,274 (1,025 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.43
Ohio average:

1.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 1,292 (1,051 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.52
Ohio average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 1,083 (961 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.24
Ohio average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 1,113 (991 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.35
Ohio average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 1,151 (1,038 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.49
Ohio average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 1,214 (1,090 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
Ohio average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 1,340 (1,113 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.34
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 1,310 (1,083 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Ohio average:

2.16

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 1,363 (1,107 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.33
Ohio average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 1,335 (1,086 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.28
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 1,331 (1,080 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 1,338 (1,054 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.18
Ohio average:

2.13

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cincinnati, OH
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 45202, 45203, 45204, 45205, 45206, 45207, 45208, 45209, 45212, 45214, 45216, 45217, 45219, 45220, 45223, 45224, 45225, 45226, 45227, 45229, 45230, 45231, 45232, 45239, 45243.