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


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

Crime rate in Gahanna, OH

The 2018 crime rate in Gahanna, OH is 118 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 45.0% U.S. cities. The 2018 Gahanna crime rate fell by 17% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1. In the last 5 years Gahanna has seen increasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Gahanna, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Gahanna:

118.2
New Albany:

41.3
Whitehall:

487.3
Minerva Park:

174.2
Bexley:

187.3
Reynoldsburg:

219.3
Columbus:

375.4
Westerville:

142.9
Worthington:

131.4
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Gahanna by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.0)
1
(2.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(2.8)
1
(2.8)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(15.2)
5
(15.1)
12
(36.2)
5
(14.8)
4
(11.8)
7
(20.4)
3
(9.0)
8
(23.7)
7
(20.6)
5
(14.6)
8
(23.2)
10
(28.7)
13
(36.9)
10
(28.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
27
(82.3)
21
(63.4)
17
(51.3)
13
(38.4)
10
(29.4)
11
(32.0)
7
(21.0)
5
(14.8)
8
(23.5)
16
(46.7)
8
(23.2)
6
(17.2)
5
(14.2)
11
(30.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11
(33.5)
39
(117.8)
91
(274.6)
12
(35.5)
3
(8.8)
3
(8.7)
8
(24.0)
8
(23.7)
7
(20.6)
2
(5.8)
5
(14.5)
4
(11.5)
6
(17.0)
9
(25.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
179
(545.6)
177
(534.5)
130
(392.3)
155
(458.2)
147
(432.0)
119
(346.6)
124
(372.7)
124
(368.0)
136
(399.9)
101
(294.9)
111
(321.7)
99
(284.0)
87
(246.9)
70
(196.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
647
(1,972)
670
(2,023)
744
(2,245)
747
(2,208)
729
(2,142)
625
(1,820)
687
(2,065)
677
(2,009)
563
(1,655)
538
(1,571)
553
(1,603)
660
(1,893)
677
(1,921)
484
(1,360)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
61
(185.9)
25
(75.5)
47
(141.8)
38
(112.3)
30
(88.2)
26
(75.7)
19
(57.1)
21
(62.3)
15
(44.1)
6
(17.5)
15
(43.5)
30
(86.1)
27
(76.6)
34
(95.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
9
(27.4)
9
(27.2)
12
(36.2)
9
(26.6)
8
(23.5)
7
(20.4)
6
(18.0)
2
(5.9)
5
(14.7)
5
(14.6)
3
(8.7)
2
(5.7)
6
(17.0)
5
(14.0)
City-Data.com crime index175.6185.1227.9159.8148.8130.8131.6145.3131.3111.7118.5132.9143.1118.2

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 25 registered sex offenders living in Gahanna, Ohio as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Gahanna is 1,411 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
Gahanna:

61.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Gahanna:

58.2
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Gahanna:

43.0
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Gahanna:

42.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Gahanna:

40.9
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Gahanna:

48.5
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Gahanna:

49.0
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Gahanna:

31.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Gahanna:

40.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Gahanna:

36.7
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Gahanna:

51.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Gahanna:

199.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Gahanna:

111.7
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Gahanna:

73.2
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Gahanna:

54.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Gahanna:

59.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Gahanna:

70.0
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Gahanna:

121.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Gahanna:

156.9
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Gahanna:

164.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Gahanna:

151.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Gahanna:

140.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Gahanna:

169.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Gahanna:

183.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Gahanna:

186.3
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Gahanna:

171.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Gahanna:

206.7
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Gahanna:

218.9
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Gahanna:

212.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Gahanna:

219.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Gahanna:

235.6
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Gahanna:

223.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Gahanna:

206.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Gahanna:

256.0
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: 71 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Ohio average:

1.27

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 71 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Ohio average:

1.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 68 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Ohio average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 71 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 71 (56 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Ohio average:

1.97

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 67 (52 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Ohio average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 70 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.63
Ohio average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 70 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 72 (58 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 73 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Ohio average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 73 (59 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Ohio average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 73 (60 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.81
Ohio average:

2.10

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 71 (57 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 68 (55 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 63 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 63 (53 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Ohio average:

2.13

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

Zip codes: 43230.