Franklin, PA
Crime Rates


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Franklin, PA crime analytics

The crime rate in Franklin is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 26 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 Franklin is 1 in 38. Based on FBI crime data, Franklin is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Franklin has a crime rate that is higher than 86% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Franklin 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 Franklin; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 525. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Franklin's rate for property crime is 24 per one thousand population. This makes Franklin 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 Franklin is one in 41.

Franklin Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 24% of U.S. Cities

Franklin Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Franklin 1.90
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 525

in Franklin

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 6,302
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 5 3 4
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.79 0.48 0.63
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)

Franklin 24.44
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 41

in Franklin

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Franklin Property CRIMES
Population: 6,302
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 28 121 5
Rate per 1,000 4.44 19.20 0.79
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

Franklin Crimes Per Square Mile

Franklin 35
Pennsylvania 51