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


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

Crime rate in Dayton, OH

The 2018 crime rate in Dayton, OH was 572 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 2.1 times greater than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.3% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Dayton crime rate rose by 8% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 37 - an increase of 7 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Dayton has seen an increase in violent crime and a decrease in property crime.
See how dangerous Dayton, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Dayton:

571.7
Oakwood:

131.2
Riverside:

88.1
Moraine:

772.1
Kettering:

116.1
Trotwood:

456.2
West Carrollton:

210.4
Huber Heights:

183.8
Beavercreek:

152.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Dayton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
32
(20.0)
37
(23.3)
28
(18.0)
37
(24.0)
39
(25.5)
34
(22.3)
33
(23.3)
24
(16.9)
28
(19.8)
27
(18.9)
26
(18.5)
36
(25.7)
30
(21.4)
37
(26.4)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
140
(87.3)
120
(75.4)
116
(74.6)
105
(68.1)
91
(59.5)
92
(60.4)
98
(69.2)
112
(78.8)
107
(75.8)
135
(94.3)
147
(104.5)
133
(94.8)
122
(87.0)
167
(119.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
851
(530.7)
810
(509.2)
749
(481.6)
808
(523.9)
770
(503.4)
782
(513.4)
638
(450.5)
633
(445.3)
518
(366.9)
535
(373.6)
479
(340.5)
496
(353.6)
393
(280.4)
403
(287.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
510
(318.0)
754
(474.0)
704
(452.7)
722
(468.2)
642
(419.7)
601
(394.6)
586
(413.8)
615
(432.7)
577
(408.7)
528
(368.7)
673
(478.4)
737
(525.5)
687
(490.1)
684
(488.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,229
(2,014)
3,525
(2,216)
3,272
(2,104)
3,237
(2,099)
3,244
(2,121)
3,380
(2,219)
3,121
(2,204)
3,043
(2,141)
2,613
(1,851)
2,976
(2,078)
2,412
(1,714)
2,269
(1,618)
1,779
(1,269)
1,697
(1,211)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
6,031
(3,761)
6,037
(3,795)
5,607
(3,605)
5,061
(3,282)
4,932
(3,224)
4,840
(3,178)
4,569
(3,226)
4,649
(3,271)
4,427
(3,136)
4,397
(3,070)
3,994
(2,839)
4,252
(3,032)
3,688
(2,631)
3,831
(2,735)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,211
(1,379)
2,197
(1,381)
1,586
(1,020)
1,168
(757.4)
773
(505.3)
671
(440.5)
633
(446.9)
693
(487.6)
615
(435.7)
590
(412.0)
683
(485.5)
714
(509.1)
616
(439.5)
795
(567.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
143
(89.2)
168
(105.6)
172
(110.6)
169
(109.6)
173
(113.1)
203
(133.3)
149
(105.2)
129
(90.8)
127
(90.0)
84
(58.7)
87
(61.8)
80
(57.0)
26
(18.5)
44
(31.4)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)734.2771.9703.7692.1651.4643.6638.9636.6582.0600.1590.8613.6523.8571.7

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. 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 806 registered sex offenders living in Dayton, Ohio as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Dayton is 175 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Dayton:

560.0
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Dayton:

515.1
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Dayton:

585.7
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Dayton:

550.9
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Dayton:

503.1
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Dayton:

503.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Dayton:

551.6
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Dayton:

547.9
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Dayton:

559.0
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Dayton:

572.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Dayton:

612.1
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Dayton:

577.7
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Dayton:

613.6
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Dayton:

551.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Dayton:

430.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Dayton:

442.0
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Dayton:

529.1
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Dayton:

464.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Dayton:

451.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Dayton:

551.5
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Dayton:

557.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Dayton:

630.9
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Dayton:

592.3
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Dayton:

664.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Dayton:

669.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Dayton:

668.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Dayton:

661.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Dayton:

697.5
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Dayton:

754.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Dayton:

840.1
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Dayton:

797.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Dayton:

667.0
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Dayton:

688.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Dayton:

698.3
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 2018, including police officers: 424 (358 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.56
Ohio average:

1.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 410 (338 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.40
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 408 (361 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.52
Ohio average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 413 (347 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.46
Ohio average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 415 (342 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Ohio average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 391 (342 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 456 (383 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 477 (398 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
Ohio average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 507 (419 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Ohio average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 513 (390 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.51
Ohio average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 509 (414 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.49
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 537 (441 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.65
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 569 (472 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Ohio average:

2.13

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

Zip codes: 45377, 45402, 45403, 45404, 45405, 45406, 45409, 45410, 45414, 45416, 45417, 45419, 45420, 45424, 45426, 45428.