Ligonier, PA
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Ligonier, 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

Ligonier's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the borough to be one of the safest in the nation among cities and towns of all sizes, although not one of the very lowest in Pennsylvania (11% of the state's communities have a lower crime rate). Overall a very safe borough, Ligonier's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Ligonier is one in 193.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Ligonier, and we found that the crime rate in Ligonier is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Ligonier is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Ligonier's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Ligonier is one in 770.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Ligonier compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Ligonier is just 4 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Ligonier is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Ligonier Crime Data

 

Crime Index

90

(100 is safest)


Safer than 90% of U.S. Cities

Ligonier Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

6

8

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.30

3.90

5.19

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Ligonier 1.30
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 770

in Ligonier

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Ligonier VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 1,540
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.30

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
Ligonier 3.90
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 257

in Ligonier

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Ligonier Property CRIMES

Population: 1,540
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1 5 0
Rate per 1,000 0.65 3.25 0.00

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

Ligonier Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Ligonier 16
Pennsylvania 51