More on Steubenville, OH rape case
When hearing stories like this one, I always like to look into the location where it occurred.
A few fun facts about Steubenville, OH:
- Population of 18,659 (in 2010)
- Median household income significantly lower than the average in Ohio ($31,349 in 2009)
- Home to 23 registered sex offenders
- The ratio of population to sex offender in Steubenville is actually typical for the state of Ohio. But when compared to where I live, which has a population twice as high and only one registered sex offender, it’s crazy.
- Crime rate 100 points higher than the US average, according to city-data (418 vs 319.1)
- At least 5 rapes have occurred in this town every year since 2001, with a high of 16 in 02’ and a ratio of 32.1:100,000 in 2011.
- 10.6% unemployment
- High amount of adults employed in Educational Services when compared to the Ohio average
- One public High School made up of 671 students
Just points to think about.