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Columbus, Ohio's state capital and largest city, is the state's most populated city. It is the 14th-most populous city in the United States, the second-most populous city in the Midwest after Chicago, and the third-most populated state capital, with an estimated population of 898,553 in 2019. Franklin County's county seat, Columbus, also stretches into Delaware and Fairfield counties. The Columbus, OH Metropolitan Statistical Area, which spans 10 counties, is centered on the city. It is the largest metropolitan area wholly in Ohio, with an estimated population of 2,122,271 in 2019.

Here are the five most dangerous areas in Columbus according to the research from areavibes.

#1 Franklinton, Columbus, OH Crime

The crime rate in Franklinton is 145 percent greater than the national average.

Franklinton has 112 percent more violent crimes than the national average.

You have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Franklinton.

Franklinton is safer than nearly half of Ohio's cities.

Crime in Columbus has reduced by 5% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/franklinton/crime/

#2 Fort Columbus Airport, Columbus, OH Crime

The crime rate at Fort Columbus Airport is 143 percent greater than the national average.

Fort Columbus Airport has a violent crime rate that is 111% greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 17 probability of becoming a victim of crime at Fort Columbus Airport.

The Fort Columbus Airport is safer than 46% of Ohio communities.

Crime in Columbus has reduced by 5% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/fort+columbus+airport/crime/

#3 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, OH Crime

The crime rate on Olentangy River Road is 143 percent greater than the national average.

Olentangy River Road has a violent crime rate that is 110 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 17 probability of becoming a victim of crime on Olentangy River Road.

The Olentangy River Road is safer than 46% of Ohio cities.

Crime in Columbus has reduced by 5% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/olentangy+river+road/crime/

#4 South Linden, Columbus, OH Crime

The crime rate in South Linden is 139 percent greater than the national average.

South Linden's violent crime rate is 107 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of crime in South Linden.

South Linden has a lower crime rate than 48% of Ohio cities.

Crime in Columbus has reduced by 5% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/south+linden/crime/

#5 Weinland Park, Columbus, OH Crime

The crime rate in Weinland Park is 128 percent greater than the national average.

Weinland Park has a violent crime rate that is 97 percent greater than the national average.

You have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Weinland Park.

Weinland Park has a lower crime rate than 54% of Ohio cities.

Crime in Columbus has reduced by 5% year over year.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/weinland+park/crime/

Let me know in the comments what you think about these areas and if you know any other unsafe areas in the city.

Source: https://www.areavibes.com/columbus-oh/most-dangerous-neighborhoods/

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