King of Prussia, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

With a crime rate of 37 per one thousand residents, King of Prussia has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 27. Within Pennsylvania, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than King of Prussia.

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

For King of Prussia, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in King of Prussia than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1117, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in King of Prussia is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In King of Prussia, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 28, which is a rate of 36 per one thousand population.

King of Prussia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

King of Prussia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

18

731

749

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.90

36.36

37.25

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
0.9
3.06
National Median: 4
    King of Prussia
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,117

in King of Prussia

1 in 326

in Pennsylvania

King of Prussia VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 20,107
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
36.36
14.03
National Median: 21
    King of Prussia
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 28

in King of Prussia

1 in 71

in Pennsylvania

King of Prussia Property CRIMES

Population: 20,107
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

King of Prussia Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
87
41
National Median: 28.3
    King of Prussia
    Pennsylvania