Bangor, PA
Crime Rates


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Bangor, PA crime analytics

The crime rate in Bangor is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 24 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 Bangor is 1 in 42. Based on FBI crime data, Bangor is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Bangor has a crime rate that is higher than 81% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Bangor compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Bangor with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Bangor'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 Bangor 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 Bangor.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Bangor 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 Bangor; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 200. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Bangor's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Bangor 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 Bangor is one in 54.

Bangor Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 29% of U.S. Cities

Bangor Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Bangor 5.00
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 200

in Bangor

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 5,203
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 22
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.38 0.38 4.23
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)

Bangor 18.64
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Bangor

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Bangor Property CRIMES
Population: 5,203
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 21 73 3
Rate per 1,000 4.04 14.03 0.58
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

Bangor Crimes Per Square Mile

Bangor 80
Pennsylvania 51