Bethel Park, PA
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Bethel Park, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Bethel Park is safer than 65% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Pennsylvania, only on the order of 43% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Bethel Park. If you live in Bethel Park, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 94. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35. It is for these reasons that Bethel Park is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Bethel Park has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Bethel Park is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Bethel Park 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 Bethel Park.

For Bethel Park, 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 Bethel Park than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1276, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Bethel Park is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Bethel Park than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 101.

Bethel Park Crime Data

 

Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Bethel Park Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

25

315

340

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

9.87

10.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel Park 0.78
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,276

in Bethel Park

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania

Bethel Park VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 31,911
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 7 18
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.22 0.56

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Bethel Park 9.87
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 101

in Bethel Park

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Bethel Park Property CRIMES

Population: 31,911
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 23 289 3
Rate per 1,000 0.72 9.06 0.09

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Bethel Park Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Bethel Park 29
Pennsylvania 49