Edgewood, PA
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With a crime rate of 57 per one thousand residents, Edgewood 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 18. Within Pennsylvania, more than 99% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Edgewood.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,069, Edgewood has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Edgewood does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Edgewood.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Edgewood 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 Edgewood.

For Edgewood, 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 Edgewood than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1023, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Edgewood is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Edgewood, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 18, which is a rate of 56 per one thousand population.

Edgewood Crime Data

 
Crime Index

4

(100 is safest)


Safer than 4% of U.S. Cities

Edgewood Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

3

172

175

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.98

56.04

57.02

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Edgewood 0.98
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,023

in Edgewood

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Edgewood VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,069
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 3
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.98
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
Edgewood 56.04
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 18

in Edgewood

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Edgewood Property CRIMES
Population: 3,069
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 161 2
Rate per 1,000 2.93 52.46 0.65
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

Edgewood Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Edgewood 298
Pennsylvania 51