Brookhaven, PA
Crime Rates


Brookhaven, 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

Brookhaven has an overall crime rate of 12 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Brookhaven is 1 in 83. How does Brookhaven fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Brookhaven's crime rate is lower than approximately 50% of Pennsylvania communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Brookhaven has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Brookhaven 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 Brookhaven 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 Brookhaven.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Brookhaven 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 Brookhaven; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 538. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Brookhaven 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 Brookhaven than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 98.

Brookhaven Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 59% of U.S. Cities

Brookhaven Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Brookhaven 1.86
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 538

in Brookhaven

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania


Population: 8,066
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 8 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.99 0.87


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)

Brookhaven 10.17
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 98

in Brookhaven

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Brookhaven Property CRIMES

Population: 8,066
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 73 1
Rate per 1,000 0.99 9.05 0.12

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

Brookhaven Crimes Per Square Mile

Brookhaven 57
Pennsylvania 49