Waynesville, 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

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Waynesville. With an annual crime rate of only 3 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 334. These crime statistics put Waynesville in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 87% of the cities and towns in Ohio.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Waynesville, and we found that the crime rate in Waynesville is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Waynesville is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Waynesville 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 Waynesville.

For Waynesville, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Waynesville than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 2669, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Waynesville compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Waynesville is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Waynesville is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Waynesville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

92

(100 is safest)


Safer than 92% of U.S. Cities

Waynesville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

7

8

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.37

2.62

3.00

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.37
3.06
National Median: 4
    Waynesville
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 2,669

in Waynesville

1 in 327

in Ohio

Waynesville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,669
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
2.62
18.34
National Median: 19
    Waynesville
    Ohio

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 381

in Waynesville

1 in 55

in Ohio

Waynesville Property CRIMES

Population: 2,669
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Waynesville Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
3
25
National Median: 26.9
    Waynesville
    Ohio

Popular Neighborhoods in Waynesville

Zip Codes in Waynesville, OH