Jim Thorpe, PA
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The crime rate in Jim Thorpe is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Jim Thorpe is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Jim Thorpe is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Jim Thorpe has a crime rate that is higher than 76% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 516. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Jim Thorpe's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Jim Thorpe 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 Jim Thorpe is one in 52.

Jim Thorpe Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Jim Thorpe Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

9

89

98

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.94

19.18

21.12

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Jim Thorpe 1.94
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 516

in Jim Thorpe

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,641
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 6
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.22 0.43 1.29

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
Jim Thorpe 19.18
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 52

in Jim Thorpe

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Jim Thorpe Property CRIMES

Population: 4,641
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 77 3
Rate per 1,000 1.94 16.59 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

Jim Thorpe Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Jim Thorpe 7
Pennsylvania 51