North Ridgeville Ranks in the Top 50 Safest Cities in Ohio
The National Council for Home Safety and Security released their 2017 report listing the top 50 safest cities in Ohio. North Ridgeville ranked #13 on the list.
The methodology used is based on the number of reported violent crimes (aggravated assault, murder, rape, and robbery) and property crimes (burglary, arson, larceny-theft, and motor vehicle theft) per 100,000 people. These variables were then weighted, with violent crimes accounting for 70% of the total (due to their severity) and property crimes accounting for 30%. Finally, the decimal point is moved over a few spots to show rates per 1,000 people.
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