Chester Springs, PA
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Chester Springs, PA crime analytics


Chester Springs's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the town to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Pennsylvania (10% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe town, Chester Springs's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Chester Springs is one in 203.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Chester Springs, and we found that the crime rate in Chester Springs is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Chester Springs is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Chester Springs 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 Chester Springs.

For Chester Springs, 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 Chester Springs than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 10000, which is a violent crime rate of 0 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Chester Springs 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 Chester Springs than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 205.

Chester Springs Crime Data

 
Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Chester Springs Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

85

86

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.06

4.87

4.93

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Chester Springs 0.06
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Chester Springs

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Chester Springs VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 17,441
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Chester Springs 4.87
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 205

in Chester Springs

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Chester Springs Property CRIMES
Population: 17,441
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Chester Springs Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Chester Springs 3
Pennsylvania 51