Dallastown, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Dallastown. With an annual crime rate of only 4 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 276. These crime statistics put Dallastown in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 84% of the cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Dallastown, and we found that the crime rate in Dallastown is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Dallastown 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 Dallastown 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 Dallastown.

For Dallastown, 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 Dallastown than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1286, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Dallastown compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Dallastown is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Dallastown is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Dallastown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Dallastown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

11

14

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.78

2.85

3.63

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.78
3.06
National Median: 4
    Dallastown
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,286

in Dallastown

1 in 326

in Pennsylvania

Dallastown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,857
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
2.85
14.03
National Median: 21
    Dallastown
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 351

in Dallastown

1 in 71

in Pennsylvania

Dallastown Property CRIMES

Population: 3,857
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Dallastown Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
18
41
National Median: 28.3
    Dallastown
    Pennsylvania