King of Prussia, PA
Crime Rates



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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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

The crime rate in King of Prussia is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 38 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 King of Prussia is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, King of Prussia is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, King of Prussia has a crime rate that is higher than 95% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 1547, 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 27, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

King of Prussia Crime Data

 

Crime Index

11

(100 is safest)


Safer than 11% of U.S. Cities

King of Prussia Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

13

756

769

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

37.60

38.25

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
King of Prussia 0.65
Pennsylvania 3.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,547

in King of Prussia

1 in 319

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: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
King of Prussia 37.60
Pennsylvania 16.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 27

in King of Prussia

1 in 61

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: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

King of Prussia Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
King of Prussia 89
Pennsylvania 47