Essington, PA
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The crime rate in Essington is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Essington is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Essington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Essington has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a town'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 4,109, Essington has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Essington 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 Essington.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Essington 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 Essington; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 196. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Essington's rate for property crime is 34 per one thousand population. This makes Essington 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 Essington is one in 30.

Essington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Essington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

21

138

159

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

5.11

33.58

38.70

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Essington 5.11
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 196

in Essington

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Essington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,109
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
Essington 33.58
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Essington

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Essington Property CRIMES
Population: 4,109
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

Essington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Essington 53
Pennsylvania 51

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