Derry, PA
Crime Rates


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Derry, PA crime analytics

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 5 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Derry is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 90% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Derry is one in 185. Compared to communities within Pennsylvania, Derry‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 88% of the state's cities and towns.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Derry 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 Derry; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 432. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

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

Derry Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Derry Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Derry 2.31
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 432

in Derry

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 2,594
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.31
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)

Derry 3.08
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 324

in Derry

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Derry Property CRIMES
Population: 2,594
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 4 1
Rate per 1,000 1.16 1.54 0.39
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

Derry Crimes Per Square Mile

Derry 18
Pennsylvania 51