Leechburg, PA
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Leechburg, 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

Leechburg has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in Leechburg is 1 in 56. How does Leechburg fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Leechburg's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of Pennsylvania communities.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Leechburg 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 Leechburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 414. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Leechburg; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 15 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Leechburg Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

Leechburg Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

5

32

37

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.42

15.47

17.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Leechburg 2.42
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 414

in Leechburg

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Leechburg VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 2,069
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
Leechburg 15.47
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 65

in Leechburg

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Leechburg Property CRIMES

Population: 2,069
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

Leechburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Leechburg 77
Pennsylvania 51