Sandusky, OH Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
999
Total Crimes
4,065.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
64.15%
Above National Average
341 out of 373
In Ohio
8,790 out of 9,891
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 4,065.6 per 100,000 people. That's 64.15% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 73.09% 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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Sandusky SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
5
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 999 4,065.6 2,348.9 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 4.6 5.0
Robbery 22 89.5 75.7 81.6
Aggravated Assault 21 85.5 163.9 250.2
Violent Crime 74 301.2 293.2 366.7
Burglary 175 712.2 375.5 340.5
Larceny 710 2,889.5 1,520.4 1,549.5
Car Theft 40 162.8 159.7 219.9
Property Crime 925 3,764.4 2,055.7 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Sandusky

74.0
Violent Crimes
301.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-17.87%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 332.1 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Sandusky each year. That compares to a 1 in 341.1 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Sandusky is 301.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -17.87% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 2.72% higher than the Ohio violent crime rate of 293.2 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Sandusky

925.0
Property Crimes
3,764.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
78.42%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 26.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Sandusky each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Sandusky is 3,764.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 78.42% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 83.12% higher than the Ohio property crime rate of 2,055.7 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 16,903 277 1,638.8 1,550.0 88.7
Huron, OH 6,863 104 1,515.4 1,427.9 87.4
Clyde, OH 6,147 69 1,122.5 1,073.7 48.8
Port Clinton, OH 5,914 124 2,096.7 1,843.1 253.6
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