DuBois, PA
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The crime rate in DuBois is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 DuBois is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, DuBois is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, DuBois has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in DuBois 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 DuBois; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 317. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that DuBois experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that DuBois's rate for property crime is 23 per one thousand population. This makes DuBois 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 DuBois is one in 43.

DuBois Crime Data

 
Crime Index

24

(100 is safest)


Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

DuBois Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

178

202

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.16

23.43

26.59

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
DuBois 3.16
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 317

in DuBois

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
DuBois VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,597
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 2 2 18
Rate per 1,000 0.26 0.26 0.26 2.37
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
DuBois 23.43
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 43

in DuBois

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
DuBois Property CRIMES
Population: 7,597
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 164 5
Rate per 1,000 1.18 21.59 0.66
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

DuBois Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
DuBois 63
Pennsylvania 51