Kittanning, PA
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Kittanning, 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

The crime rate in Kittanning is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 37 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 Kittanning is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, Kittanning is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Kittanning has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 3,885, Kittanning has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Kittanning does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Kittanning.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Kittanning 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 Kittanning; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 278. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Kittanning's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Kittanning 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 Kittanning is one in 30.

Kittanning Crime Data

 

Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

Kittanning Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

129

143

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

3.60

33.20

36.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Kittanning 3.60
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 278

in Kittanning

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Kittanning VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Kittanning 33.20
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 30

in Kittanning

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Kittanning Property CRIMES

Population: 3,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Kittanning Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Kittanning 114
Pennsylvania 51