Bala Cynwyd, PA
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The crime rate in Bala Cynwyd 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 Bala Cynwyd is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Bala Cynwyd is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Bala Cynwyd has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bala Cynwyd compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bala Cynwyd with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bala Cynwyd's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bala Cynwyd 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 Bala Cynwyd.

For Bala Cynwyd, 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 Bala Cynwyd than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1305, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bala Cynwyd's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Bala Cynwyd a place where there is an above average chance of becoming a victim of a property crime, when compared to all other communities in America of all population sizes. Property crimes are motor vehicle theft, arson, larceny, and burglary. Your chance of becoming a victim of any of these crimes in Bala Cynwyd is one in 53.

Bala Cynwyd Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Bala Cynwyd Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

171

178

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.77

18.73

19.49

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bala Cynwyd 0.77
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,305

in Bala Cynwyd

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Bala Cynwyd VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 9,132
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Bala Cynwyd 18.73
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Bala Cynwyd

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Bala Cynwyd Property CRIMES
Population: 9,132
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Bala Cynwyd Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bala Cynwyd 64
Pennsylvania 51

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