Ross County, OH Arrest Records

Ross County, OH is among the safest counties in the USA with 1.56 per 1,000 residents crime rate compared to national 4.69 per 1,000 average. It has higher total crime rate than Lake, Montgomery, Hamilton, Lucas, Clermont counties in Ohio.
Ross County, OH property crime rate is 17.09 per 1,000 residents, lower rate than national average of 28.42 per 1,000. There were 844 larceny theft related arrests in 2016 that decreased by 8.86% compared to 2015.

Ross County, OH Crime Rate

Total arrests in Ross County in 2016 increased by 4.28% compared to 2015 and is lower than national average of 33.12 per 1,000 people. Violent crimes increased from 73 to 120 while non-violent crime increased by 0.92% from 1,304 to 1,316.

5 Crimes In Ross County, OH in 2016 with the Most Arrests

Crime Arrests
Larceny-theft 844
Burglary 405
Aggravated assault 76
Motor vehicle theft 67
Revised rape 31

Violent Crimes

Violent crime rate in Ross County increased by 64.38% from 2015 and increased by 380% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 25 to 120. In 2016 violent crime rate in Ross County was 66.79% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of a violent crime is 0.156%.

Property Crimes

Property crime rates in Ross County increased by 0.92% from 2015 and decreased by 31.24% in the last 5 years since 2011 from 1,914 to 1,316. In 2016 property crime rate in Ross County was 39.87% lower than the national average. Your chance of being a victim of property crime is 1.709%.

How Ross stands up against other counties

Ross vs. Scioto

You’ll be in more risk in Ross compared to Scioto county that had 24.88% lower crime rate compared to Ross county according to the FBI.
Murder rates of 0.0130 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.0614 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Scioto county.
Motor Vehicle Theft rates of 0.8701 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 2.8637 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.8148 in Scioto county.

Ross vs. Hancock

You’ll be in more risk in Ross compared to Hancock county that had 83.11% lower crime rate compared to Ross county according to the FBI.
Rape rates of 0.4026 per 1,000 people is higher than national of 0.0199 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0395 in Hancock county.
Arson rates of 0.1429 per 1,000 people is lower than national of 0.1465 per 1,000 people and higher than average 0.0000 in Hancock county.

Names with the most arrests in Ross

Crime rate by age group, gender, and race

According to the records in Ross, Ohio, the most crimes, that's 35.02% of all records in county are committed by the people aged between 31-40.

DID you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ross County is 0.44% lower than the national average.
  • For every 1,000 residents, there are 5.11 daily crimes that occur in Ross County.
  • Ross, OH is more violent than Scioto.
  • In Ross County you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • Year over year crimes in Ross, OH have increased by 4.28%.

Ross Police Departments

Cities in Ross County