Avalon, PA
Crime Rates


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Avalon, PA crime analytics

The crime rate in Avalon is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Avalon is 1 in 52. Based on FBI crime data, Avalon is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Avalon has a crime rate that is higher than 72% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Avalon to other communities of similar population, then Avalon crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Avalon does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Avalon 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 Avalon.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Avalon occurs at a rate higher than in most communities of all population sizes in America. The chance that a person will become a victim of a violent crime in Avalon; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 332. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Avalon; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Avalon Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 38% of U.S. Cities

Avalon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Avalon 3.02
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 332

in Avalon

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 4,642
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.43 2.59
Population: 321,418,820
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 15,696 124,047 327,374 764,449
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.39 1.02 2.38

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Avalon 16.37
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Avalon

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Avalon Property CRIMES
Population: 4,642
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 65 3
Rate per 1,000 1.72 14.00 0.65
United States Property CRIMES
Population: 321,418,820
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,579,527 5,706,346 707,758
Rate per 1,000 4.91 17.75 2.20

Avalon Crimes Per Square Mile

Avalon 130
Pennsylvania 51