Jamestown, PA
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Jamestown, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

If you are looking for a community that has low crime, you need look no further than Jamestown. With an annual crime rate of only 5 per one thousand people, the chance of becoming a victim of crime here is just 1 in 198. These crime statistics put Jamestown in the elite group of the safest communities in the nation, and safer than approximately 89% of the cities and towns in Pennsylvania.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Jamestown has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Jamestown is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Jamestown's violent crime rate is 2 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 Jamestown is one in 595.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Jamestown compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Jamestown is just 3 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Jamestown is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Jamestown Crime Data

 

Crime Index

91

(100 is safest)


Safer than 91% of U.S. Cities

Jamestown Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

2

3

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.68

3.36

5.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jamestown 1.68
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 595

in Jamestown

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Jamestown VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 595
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.68

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
Jamestown 3.36
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 298

in Jamestown

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Jamestown Property CRIMES

Population: 595
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 2 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 3.36 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

Jamestown Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jamestown 4
Pennsylvania 51