East Stroudsburg, PA
Crime Rates


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East Stroudsburg, PA crime analytics

With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, East Stroudsburg has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 23. Within Pennsylvania, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than East Stroudsburg.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in East Stroudsburg 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 East Stroudsburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 376. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in East Stroudsburg is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In East Stroudsburg, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 25, which is a rate of 40 per one thousand population.

East Stroudsburg Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

East Stroudsburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

East Stroudsburg 2.66
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 376

in East Stroudsburg

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 10,140
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 4 12 11
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.39 1.18 1.08
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)

East Stroudsburg 40.24
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 25

in East Stroudsburg

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
East Stroudsburg Property CRIMES
Population: 10,140
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 375 5
Rate per 1,000 2.76 36.98 0.49
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

East Stroudsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

East Stroudsburg 152
Pennsylvania 51