Property Crimes

The number and rate of property crimes in Springfield

Number of Property Crimes

Property Crime Rate

Number of Property Crimes

wdt_ID Year Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
2 2010 4,494 6,118 376,836 9,112,625
3 2011 4,630 5,614 380,572 9,052,743
4 2012 4,337 5,659 370,435 9,001,992
5 2013 4,463 5,989 338,414 8,651,892
6 2014 4,238 5,639 322,517 8,209,010
7 2015 3,699 4,849 303,743 8,024,115
8 2016 4,040 5,265 300,945 7,928,530
9 2017 4,024 4,873 282,034 7,694,086

Property Crime Rate

wdt_ID Year Springfield Clark County Ohio United States
2 2010 7,414.9 4,074.2 3,266.1 2,945.9
3 2011 7,633.7 4,125.7 3,297.6 2,905.4
4 2012 7,188.9 4,383.2 3,206.4 2,868.0
5 2013 7,436.8 4,136.7 2,924.4 2,733.6
6 2014 7,196.3 3,572.3 2,781.0 2,574.1
7 2015 6,185.2 3,908.7 2,617.3 2,500.5
8 2016 6,789.6 3,619.0 2,589.3 2,451.6
9 2017 6,838.5 4,074.2 2,419.1 2,362.2

These data measure the total number and rate of property crimes reported to the Springfield city police office, compared to the Clark County sheriff’s office, Ohio and the United States.

  • Property crime in Springfield has decreased from 7966.9 to 6838.5 per 100,000 residents. In number, there were 470 less property crimes committed in 2017 than in 2010.
  • Property crimes rates have likewise gone down slightly in Clark County, Ohio, and the United States.

All data comes from the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

This information comes from the Crime Data Explorer for Springfield and Clark County.

Crime rates are typically calculated by number of total incidents per 100,000 people. Because the city of Springfield has a population of less than 100,000, these rates are actually higher than the real number of incidents. For instance, the rate rate of Springfield property crime in 2017 was 6838.5, while the Springfield population in 2017 was 59206; this means that there were actually about 4049 property crimes in Springfield that year.

Data for Clark County are the total number and rate of crimes among all Clark County police departments; these are Springfield City, Clark County Sheriff’s office, Donnelsville, Enon, South Charleston, Tremont, South Vienna, and German Township. Data for the Clark County park district were not available. Numbers were collected from the Crime Data Explorer for Springfield and Clark County, while population estimate used to calculate rates came from the U.S. Census Bureau Population Estimates for County Population by Characteristics.

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