How safe is Cleveland, OH?

The metropolitan area's violent crime rate is lower than the national rate in 2017. Its rate of property crime is lower than the national rate.

Crime Index

Index Score: 6.3 /10

How we calculate this.


Cleveland has a higher crime rate than similarly sized metro areas.

Crime Rate 2017

Crime rate is the number of crimes committed per 100,000 people.
Cleveland, OH

292.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Cleveland
New York City, NY

329.0

Lower than average crime
Los Angeles, CA

458.0

Higher than average crime
Chicago, IL

326.0

Lower than average crime
Cleveland, OH

2033.0

Lower than average crime
Metro areas similar to Cleveland
New York City, NY

1337.0

Lower than average crime
Los Angeles, CA

> 2362.0

Average crime
Chicago, IL

1979.0

Lower than average crime

Violent Crime Rate Over Time

Data sourced from the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Report.