Boyertown, PA
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Boyertown, 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 Boyertown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Boyertown is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Boyertown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Boyertown has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 4,031, Boyertown has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Boyertown does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Boyertown.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Boyertown 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 Boyertown; 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 Boyertown's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Boyertown 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 Boyertown is one in 29.

Boyertown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Boyertown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

11

139

150

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.73

34.48

37.21

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Boyertown 2.73
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 366

in Boyertown

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania

Boyertown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,031
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 1 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.25 2.23

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
Boyertown 34.48
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in Boyertown

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Boyertown Property CRIMES

Population: 4,031
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 119 4
Rate per 1,000 3.97 29.52 0.99

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

Boyertown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Boyertown 193
Pennsylvania 49