Marcus Hook, PA
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Marcus Hook, PA crime analytics


With a crime rate of 53 per one thousand residents, Marcus Hook has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Pennsylvania, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Marcus Hook.

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 2,397, Marcus Hook has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Marcus Hook 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 Marcus Hook.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Marcus Hook 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 Marcus Hook.

For Marcus Hook, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Marcus Hook is one in 100.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Marcus Hook is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Marcus Hook, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 23, which is a rate of 43 per one thousand population.

Marcus Hook Crime Data

 
Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Marcus Hook Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

24

103

127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

10.01

42.97

52.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Marcus Hook 10.01
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 100

in Marcus Hook

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Marcus Hook VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 2,397
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 23
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.42 9.60
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
Marcus Hook 42.97
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 23

in Marcus Hook

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Marcus Hook Property CRIMES
Population: 2,397
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 16 85 2
Rate per 1,000 6.68 35.46 0.83
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

Marcus Hook Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Marcus Hook 78
Pennsylvania 51