Dayton, OH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
7,024
Total Crimes
5,001.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
101.96%
Above National Average
355 out of 373
In Ohio
9,247 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Dayton, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Dayton is 5,001.9 per 100,000 people. That's 101.96% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 112.95% higher than the Ohio total crime rate of 2,348.9 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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Dayton SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
4
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8.5

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Dayton
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 7,024 5,001.9 2,348.9 2,476.7
Murder 48 34.2 4.6 5.0
Robbery 347 247.1 75.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 756 538.4 163.9 250.2
Violent Crime 1,351 962.1 293.2 366.7
Burglary 1,533 1,091.7 375.5 340.5
Larceny 3,393 2,416.2 1,520.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 747 531.9 159.7 219.9
Property Crime 5,673 4,039.8 2,055.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Dayton

1,351.0
Violent Crimes
962.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
162.36%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 103.9 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Dayton each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Dayton is 962.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 162.36% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 228.16% higher than the Ohio violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Dayton

5,673.0
Property Crimes
4,039.8
Property Crimes / 100k People
91.47%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 24.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Dayton each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Dayton is 4,039.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 91.47% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 96.52% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,055.7 per 100,000 people.

Dayton 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 Dayton

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Kettering, OH 54,974 850 1,546.2 1,444.3 101.9
Beavercreek, OH 47,672 1,226 2,571.7 2,502.5 69.2
Huber Heights, OH 38,183 966 2,529.9 2,330.9 199.0
Riverside, OH 25,148 378 1,503.1 1,363.9 139.2
Trotwood, OH 24,435 792 3,241.3 2,697.0 544.3
Centerville, OH 23,744 300 1,263.5 1,200.3 63.2
Springboro, OH 18,975 67 353.1 347.8 5.3
Vandalia, OH 15,023 317 2,110.1 1,903.7 206.4
Clayton, OH 13,221 85 642.9 627.8 15.1
West Carrollton, OH 12,886 278 2,157.4 1,808.2 349.2
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