The county of Muskingum had 3,222 arrests during the past three years. For 2017, the arrest rate was 1,117.72 per 100,000 residents. This is 51.24% higher than the national average of 739.02 per 100,000 people. Of the total arrests, 59 were for violent crimes such as murder, rape, and robbery. Muskingum also processed 903 arrests for property crimes during the same year. Compared to Allen and Belmont, Muskingum is a more dangerous place to live.
The most popular crime committed in Muskingum is larceny/theft totaling 610, followed by burglary, and then motor vehicle theft.
Violent crimes include murder, manslaughter, rape, robbery and aggravated assault. Muskingum County has a higher rate of non-violent crime. For 2017, Muskingum tallied 59 violent crimes and 903 non-violent crimes. When compared to the national average of 739.02, Muskingum is higher by 51.24% than the national average.
The majority of arrests made in Muskingum are between the ages of 31-40. The age group committing the fewest number of crimes is between the ages of 61-70.