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Cleveland Heights, OH crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Cleveland Heights has an overall crime rate of 14 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Cleveland Heights is 1 in 71. How does Cleveland Heights fare compared to other communities in Ohio of all population sizes? Cleveland Heights's crime rate is lower than approximately 30% of Ohio communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Cleveland Heights has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Cleveland Heights is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Cleveland Heights does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Cleveland Heights.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Cleveland Heights occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Cleveland Heights; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 394. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Cleveland Heights experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Cleveland Heights; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Cleveland Heights Crime Data

 

Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Cleveland Heights Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

115

527

642

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.54

11.63

14.17

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
2.54
3.06
National Median: 4
    Cleveland Heights
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 394

in Cleveland Heights

1 in 327

in Ohio

Cleveland Heights VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 45,312
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 7 10 16 82
Rate per 1,000 0.15 0.22 0.35 1.81

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 21,570 126,430 243,600 921,505
Rate per 1,000 0.07 0.38 0.73 2.78

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
11.63
18.34
National Median: 19
    Cleveland Heights
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 86

in Cleveland Heights

1 in 55

in Ohio

Cleveland Heights Property CRIMES

Population: 45,312
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 403 68
Rate per 1,000 1.24 8.89 1.50

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 331,449,281
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,035,314 4,606,324 810,400
Rate per 1,000 3.12 13.90 2.45

Cleveland Heights Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
79
25
National Median: 26.9
    Cleveland Heights
    Ohio