Burgettstown, PA
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The crime rate in Burgettstown is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 20 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 Burgettstown is 1 in 50. Based on FBI crime data, Burgettstown is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Burgettstown has a crime rate that is higher than 74% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Burgettstown's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Burgettstown is one in 676.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Burgettstown's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Burgettstown 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 Burgettstown is one in 54.

Burgettstown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

36

(100 is safest)


Safer than 36% of U.S. Cities

Burgettstown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

25

27

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.48

18.49

19.97

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Burgettstown 1.48
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 676

in Burgettstown

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Burgettstown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 1,352
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.74 0.74
United States VIOLENT CRIMES
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)

Crime
Burgettstown 18.49
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 54

in Burgettstown

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Burgettstown Property CRIMES
Population: 1,352
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 2 23 0
Rate per 1,000 1.48 17.01 0.00
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

Burgettstown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Burgettstown 43
Pennsylvania 51