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


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

Crime rate in Cleveland Heights, OH

The 2019 crime rate in Cleveland Heights, OH is 139 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.0 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 53.9% U.S. cities. The 2019 Cleveland Heights crime rate fell by 12% compared to 2018. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 2 compared to 2018. In the last 5 years Cleveland Heights has seen rise of violent crime and decreasing property crime.
See how dangerous Cleveland Heights, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Cleveland Heights:

138.5
University Heights:

128.7
East Cleveland:

316.2
South Euclid:

176.9
Shaker Heights:

170.3
Beachwood:

181.4
Lyndhurst:

70.1
Richmond Heights:

179.0
Highland Hills:

8.7
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Cleveland Heights by year

Type

2006

2007

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(2.1)
1
(2.1)
3
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.2)
2
(4.4)
2
(4.5)
3
(6.7)
2
(4.5)
3
(6.8)
1
(2.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.1)
2
(4.4)
1
(2.2)
7
(15.2)
10
(21.9)
5
(10.8)
10
(22.1)
6
(13.4)
9
(20.1)
16
(35.9)
11
(24.8)
6
(13.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
17
(35.4)
21
(45.1)
70
(154.5)
68
(151.8)
102
(221.0)
110
(240.4)
94
(203.0)
57
(126.1)
43
(95.7)
80
(179.0)
79
(177.4)
48
(108.1)
31
(70.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(2.1)
5
(10.7)
9
(19.9)
4
(8.9)
33
(71.5)
48
(104.9)
44
(95.0)
37
(81.8)
33
(73.4)
53
(118.6)
34
(76.4)
31
(69.8)
57
(129.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
80
(166.4)
71
(152.3)
118
(260.4)
166
(370.5)
318
(689.0)
305
(666.5)
254
(548.5)
187
(413.7)
136
(302.6)
118
(264.0)
125
(280.7)
63
(141.9)
105
(238.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
438
(910.8)
398
(853.9)
418
(922.3)
417
(930.8)
675
(1,462)
1,267
(2,769)
1,226
(2,647)
916
(2,026)
822
(1,829)
781
(1,747)
655
(1,471)
552
(1,243)
526
(1,193)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
87
(180.9)
76
(163.1)
110
(242.7)
87
(194.2)
25
(54.2)
76
(166.1)
76
(164.1)
116
(256.6)
83
(184.7)
98
(219.3)
99
(222.3)
96
(216.2)
65
(147.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(13.1)
4
(8.6)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
3
(6.7)
1
(2.2)
5
(11.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index77.779.5141.6127.8208.1281.3250.3211.3172.1212.9202.5156.6138.5

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 smaller than the state average.
- means the value is about the same as the state average.
- 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 57 registered sex offenders living in Cleveland Heights, Ohio as of October 25, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Cleveland Heights is 786 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2019
Cleveland Heights:

117.9
U.S. Average:

205.8

Violent crime rate in 2018
Cleveland Heights:

127.2
U.S. Average:

208.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Cleveland Heights:

171.8
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Cleveland Heights:

182.3
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Cleveland Heights:

106.8
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Cleveland Heights:

134.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Cleveland Heights:

164.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Cleveland Heights:

194.5
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Cleveland Heights:

165.7
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Cleveland Heights:

82.6
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Cleveland Heights:

104.8
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2007
Cleveland Heights:

34.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Cleveland Heights:

22.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Cleveland Heights:

21.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Cleveland Heights:

13.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Cleveland Heights:

12.6
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Cleveland Heights:

24.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2019
Cleveland Heights:

129.4
U.S. Average:

178.6

Property crime rate in 2018
Cleveland Heights:

122.9
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Cleveland Heights:

163.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Cleveland Heights:

173.1
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Cleveland Heights:

179.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Cleveland Heights:

222.5
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Cleveland Heights:

266.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Cleveland Heights:

296.6
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Cleveland Heights:

219.0
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Cleveland Heights:

149.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Cleveland Heights:

134.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2007
Cleveland Heights:

97.6
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Cleveland Heights:

106.0
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Cleveland Heights:

105.4
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Cleveland Heights:

107.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Cleveland Heights:

115.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Cleveland Heights:

114.1
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: 100 (96 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Ohio average:

1.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 111 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Ohio average:

1.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 111 (101 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Ohio average:

1.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 104 (95 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.13
Ohio average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 121 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 120 (103 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Ohio average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 121 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.38
Ohio average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 114 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Ohio average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 118 (102 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Ohio average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 110 (104 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.29
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 121 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.34
Ohio average:

2.14

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 121 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 118 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 129 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 127 (109 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Ohio average:

2.13

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Cleveland Heights, OH
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 44118.