Latrobe, PA
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The crime rate in Latrobe 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 Latrobe is 1 in 47. Based on FBI crime data, Latrobe is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Latrobe has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Latrobe compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Latrobe with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Latrobe's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Latrobe 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 Latrobe; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 404. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Latrobe's rate for property crime is 19 per one thousand population. This makes Latrobe 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 Latrobe is one in 53.

Latrobe Crime Data

 
Crime Index

33

(100 is safest)


Safer than 33% of U.S. Cities

Latrobe Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

20

153

173

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.47

18.93

21.41

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Latrobe 2.47
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 404

in Latrobe

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Latrobe VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 8,081
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 20
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.47
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
Latrobe 18.93
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 53

in Latrobe

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Latrobe Property CRIMES
Population: 8,081
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 10 137 6
Rate per 1,000 1.24 16.95 0.74
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

Latrobe Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Latrobe 75
Pennsylvania 51