Blairsville, PA
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Blairsville, 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

The crime rate in Blairsville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 29 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 Blairsville is 1 in 34. Based on FBI crime data, Blairsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Blairsville has a crime rate that is higher than 89% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Blairsville to other communities of similar population, then Blairsville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Blairsville 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 Blairsville 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 Blairsville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Blairsville 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 Blairsville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 366. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Blairsville's rate for property crime is 26 per one thousand population. This makes Blairsville 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 Blairsville is one in 38.

Blairsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

19

(100 is safest)


Safer than 19% of U.S. Cities

Blairsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

87

96

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.73

26.41

29.14

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Blairsville 2.73
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 366

in Blairsville

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania

Blairsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,294
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.73

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
Blairsville 26.41
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Blairsville

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Blairsville Property CRIMES

Population: 3,294
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 13 73 1
Rate per 1,000 3.95 22.16 0.30

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

Blairsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Blairsville 68
Pennsylvania 49

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