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


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

Crime rate in Akron, OH

The 2022 crime rate in Akron, OH is 447 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.8 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 95.6% U.S. cities. The 2022 Akron crime rate rose by 1% compared to 2021. The number of homicides stood at 38 - an increase of 2 compared to 2021. In the last 5 years Akron has seen decline of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Akron, OH is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Akron:

447.1
Cuyahoga Falls:

134.6
Tallmadge:

82.9
Lakemore:

284.7
Barberton:

242.1
Munroe Falls:

53.3
Mogadore:

92.7
Fairlawn:

197.5
Norton:

118.1
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Akron by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
20
(9.7)
23
(11.6)
27
(13.6)
25
(12.6)
23
(11.6)
26
(13.1)
29
(14.7)
34
(17.2)
43
(21.8)
38
(19.2)
30
(15.2)
47
(23.8)
36
(18.4)
38
(20.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
190
(92.0)
164
(82.4)
166
(83.3)
173
(87.2)
167
(84.2)
176
(88.9)
179
(90.6)
220
(111.5)
219
(110.9)
239
(120.9)
213
(107.6)
237
(120.0)
196
(100.2)
206
(109.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
727
(352.1)
602
(302.3)
720
(361.3)
580
(292.4)
528
(266.1)
436
(220.3)
414
(209.5)
418
(211.9)
396
(200.6)
391
(197.8)
332
(167.8)
268
(135.7)
176
(89.9)
156
(82.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
982
(475.6)
886
(445.0)
872
(437.6)
999
(503.6)
858
(432.4)
728
(367.9)
603
(305.2)
619
(313.8)
734
(371.8)
1,059
(535.7)
1,267
(640.3)
1,268
(642.2)
1,250
(638.7)
1,148
(608.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,777
(1,829)
4,262
(2,141)
4,277
(2,146)
3,443
(1,735)
3,109
(1,567)
2,883
(1,457)
2,639
(1,336)
2,489
(1,262)
2,306
(1,168)
1,753
(886.7)
1,693
(855.6)
1,294
(655.4)
1,171
(598.4)
1,030
(546.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
5,818
(2,817)
5,933
(2,980)
5,842
(2,932)
5,991
(3,020)
5,960
(3,004)
5,660
(2,860)
5,434
(2,750)
5,471
(2,774)
5,347
(2,709)
4,780
(2,418)
4,385
(2,216)
4,929
(2,497)
4,335
(2,215)
4,525
(2,400)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
961
(465.4)
752
(377.7)
809
(406.0)
726
(365.9)
632
(318.5)
580
(293.1)
650
(329.0)
683
(346.2)
758
(384.0)
728
(368.3)
585
(295.6)
832
(421.4)
1,016
(519.2)
909
(482.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
107
(51.8)
108
(54.2)
95
(47.7)
104
(52.4)
85
(42.8)
67
(33.9)
85
(43.0)
95
(48.2)
103
(52.2)
82
(41.5)
65
(32.8)
95
(48.1)
69
(35.3)
89
(47.2)
City-Data.com crime index571.7567.9589.7554.9512.2476.9455.5477.0487.7489.9467.0492.3443.7447.1

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. 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 908 registered sex offenders living in Akron, Ohio as of April 13, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Akron is 218 to 1.


When are crimes committed in Akron, OH?

Violent crime rate in 2022
Akron:

495.4
U.S. Average:

219.8

Violent crime rate in 2021
Akron:

501.3
U.S. Average:

224.8

Violent crime rate in 2020
Akron:

556.6
U.S. Average:

228.2

Violent crime rate in 2019
Akron:

542.0
U.S. Average:

219.9

Violent crime rate in 2018
Akron:

526.1
U.S. Average:

221.2

Violent crime rate in 2017
Akron:

440.7
U.S. Average:

226.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Akron:

408.9
U.S. Average:

227.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Akron:

377.3
U.S. Average:

219.3

Violent crime rate in 2014
Akron:

409.3
U.S. Average:

211.1

Violent crime rate in 2013
Akron:

456.6
U.S. Average:

214.2

Violent crime rate in 2012
Akron:

510.4
U.S. Average:

187.4

Violent crime rate in 2011
Akron:

509.9
U.S. Average:

187.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Akron:

479.1
U.S. Average:

195.7

Violent crime rate in 2009
Akron:

525.2
U.S. Average:

208.9

Violent crime rate in 2008
Akron:

518.3
U.S. Average:

222.5

Violent crime rate in 2007
Akron:

359.6
U.S. Average:

229.1

Violent crime rate in 2006
Akron:

308.6
U.S. Average:

232.6

Violent crime rate in 2005
Akron:

302.4
U.S. Average:

227.0

Property crime rate in 2022
Akron:

301.6
U.S. Average:

166.5

Property crime rate in 2021
Akron:

308.3
U.S. Average:

157.8

Property crime rate in 2020
Akron:

319.1
U.S. Average:

169.6

Property crime rate in 2019
Akron:

326.3
U.S. Average:

179.7

Property crime rate in 2018
Akron:

353.5
U.S. Average:

190.2

Property crime rate in 2017
Akron:

426.6
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Akron:

443.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Akron:

454.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Akron:

478.3
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Akron:

511.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Akron:

553.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Akron:

636.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Akron:

633.7
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Akron:

576.5
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Akron:

582.7
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Akron:

456.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Akron:

450.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Akron:

489.1
U.S. Average:

322.3
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 2021, including police officers: 488 (451 officers - 407 male; 44 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.30
Ohio average:

2.31

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 475 (442 officers - 401 male; 41 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Ohio average:

2.20

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 469 (435 officers - 391 male; 44 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.20
Ohio average:

2.01

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 484 (449 officers - 401 male; 48 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Ohio average:

2.23

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 484 (445 officers - 400 male; 45 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 454 (412 officers - 369 male; 43 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Ohio average:

2.45

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 461 (418 officers - 378 male; 40 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.11
Ohio average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 449 (410 officers - 368 male; 42 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
Ohio average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 493 (447 officers - 402 male; 45 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Ohio average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 506 (460 officers - 414 male; 46 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.23
Ohio average:

2.15

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 519 (472 officers - 425 male; 47 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.28
Ohio average:

2.25

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 519 (474 officers - 426 male; 48 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Ohio average:

2.17

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 496 (453 officers - 405 male; 48 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Ohio average:

2.03

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 512 (469 officers - 418 male; 51 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.21
Ohio average:

2.12

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 521 (477 officers - 425 male; 52 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Ohio average:

2.00

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 530 (486 officers - 433 male; 53 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.26
Ohio average:

2.13

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

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