Akron, OH Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
8,768
Total Crimes
4,441.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
89.30%
Above National Average
346 out of 370
In Ohio
8,219 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Akron, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Akron is 4,441.0 per 100,000 people. That's 89.30% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 105.69% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,159.1 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Akron SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
8

How Does Akron Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Akron
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 8,768 4,441.0 2,159.1 2,346.0
Murder 47 23.8 7.0 6.5
Robbery 268 135.7 66.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1,267 641.7 191.6 279.7
Violent Crime 1,797 910.2 308.8 387.8
Burglary 1,288 652.4 318.8 314.2
Larceny 4,855 2,459.1 1,359.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 828 419.4 171.7 246.0
Property Crime 6,971 3,530.8 1,850.3 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Akron

1,797
Violent Crimes
910.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
134.70%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 109.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Akron each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Akron is 910.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 134.70% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 194.79% higher than the Ohio violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Akron

6,971
Property Crimes
3,530.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
80.31%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 28.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Akron each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Akron is 3,530.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 80.31% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 90.82% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 1,850.3 per 100,000 people.

Akron Crime Compared To Ohio Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Ohio.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Akron

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 49,061 998 2,034.2 1,958.8 75.4
Stow, OH 34,781 503 1,446.2 1,394.4 51.8
North Royalton, OH 30,007 168 559.9 516.5 43.3
Barberton, OH 25,890 716 2,765.5 2,514.5 251.1
Hudson, OH 22,234 152 683.6 661.1 22.5
Broadview Heights, OH 19,059 21 110.2 99.7 10.5
Twinsburg, OH 18,895 142 751.5 666.8 84.7
Tallmadge, OH 17,517 338 1,929.6 1,815.4 114.2
Aurora, OH 16,430 121 736.5 706.0 30.4
Brecksville, OH 13,591 59 434.1 419.4 14.7
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