Elizabethtown, PA
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Elizabethtown, PA crime analytics


Elizabethtown has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 58. How does Elizabethtown fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Elizabethtown's crime rate is lower than approximately 34% of Pennsylvania communities.

How does the crime rate in Elizabethtown compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Elizabethtown with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Elizabethtown's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Elizabethtown's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Elizabethtown is one in 772.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Elizabethtown; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Elizabethtown Crime Data

 
Crime Index

43

(100 is safest)


Safer than 43% of U.S. Cities

Elizabethtown Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

15

185

200

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.29

15.97

17.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Elizabethtown 1.29
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 772

in Elizabethtown

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Elizabethtown VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 11,586
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 9 2 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.78 0.17 0.35
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
Elizabethtown 15.97
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Elizabethtown

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Elizabethtown Property CRIMES
Population: 11,586
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 35 150 0
Rate per 1,000 3.02 12.95 0.00
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

Elizabethtown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Elizabethtown 75
Pennsylvania 51