The county of Hocking had 1,075 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,326.75 per 100,000 residents. This is 79.53% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 25 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Hocking also processed 351 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Belmont, Hocking is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Hocking is larceny/theft totaling 245, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Hocking County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Hocking tallied 25 violent crimes and 351 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Hocking is higher by 79.53% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Hocking are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 41-50.