Sandusky, OH Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
760
Total Crimes
3,111.9
Total Crimes / 100k People
32.65%
Above National Average
320 out of 370
In Ohio
7,315 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Sandusky, OH?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Sandusky is 3,111.9 per 100,000 people. That's 32.65% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 44.13% 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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Sandusky SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
9

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Sandusky
/ 100k People
Ohio
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 760 3,111.9 2,159.1 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.0 6.5
Robbery 12 49.1 66.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 16 65.5 191.6 279.7
Violent Crime 38 155.6 308.8 387.8
Burglary 138 565.1 318.8 314.2
Larceny 565 2,313.5 1,359.8 1,398.0
Car Theft 19 77.8 171.7 246.0
Property Crime 722 2,956.4 1,850.3 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Sandusky

38
Violent Crimes
155.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-59.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 642.7 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sandusky each year. That compares to a 1 in 323.9 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sandusky is 155.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -59.88% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -49.61% lower than the Ohio violent crime rate of 308.8 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sandusky

722
Property Crimes
2,956.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
50.97%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 33.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sandusky each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sandusky is 2,956.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 50.97% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 59.77% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 1,850.3 per 100,000 people.

Sandusky 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 Sandusky

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Norwalk, OH 16,843 233 1,383.4 1,139.9 243.4
Huron, OH 6,840 80 1,169.6 1,111.1 58.5
Port Clinton, OH 6,159 79 1,282.7 1,071.6 211.1
Clyde, OH 6,141 67 1,091.0 1,058.5 32.6
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