With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 14 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Leola is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 61% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leola is one in 69. Compared to communities within Pennsylvania, Leola‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 53% of the state's cities and towns.
Compared to other communities of similar population size, Leola has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Leola is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.
The crime data that NeighborhoodScout used for this analysis are the seven offenses from the uniform crime reports, collected by the FBI from 17,000 local law enforcement agencies, and include both violent and property crimes, combined.
Now let us turn to take a look at how Leola does for violent crimes specifically, and then how it does for property crimes. This is important because the overall crime rate can be further illuminated by understanding if violent crime or property crimes (or both) are the major contributors to the general rate of crime in Leola.
For Leola, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Leola than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1804, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.
Moreover, the rate of property crime in Leola; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.