Drexel Hill, PA
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The crime rate in Drexel Hill 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 Drexel Hill is 1 in 51. Based on FBI crime data, Drexel Hill is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Drexel Hill has a crime rate that is higher than 73% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Drexel Hill 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 Drexel Hill; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 375. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Drexel Hill's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Drexel Hill 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 Drexel Hill is one in 59.

Drexel Hill Crime Data

 
Crime Index

37

(100 is safest)


Safer than 37% of U.S. Cities

Drexel Hill Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

75

477

552

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.67

16.98

19.65

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Drexel Hill 2.67
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 375

in Drexel Hill

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Drexel Hill VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 28,088
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
Drexel Hill 16.98
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in Drexel Hill

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Drexel Hill Property CRIMES
Population: 28,088
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

Drexel Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Drexel Hill 173
Pennsylvania 51