Meshoppen, PA
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With a crime rate of 83 per one thousand residents, Meshoppen 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 12. Within Pennsylvania, more than 100% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Meshoppen.

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

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

For Meshoppen, 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 Meshoppen is one in 69.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Meshoppen is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Meshoppen, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 15, which is a rate of 68 per one thousand population.

Meshoppen Crime Data

 
Crime Index

1

(100 is safest)


Safer than 1% of U.S. Cities

Meshoppen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

38

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

14.41

68.47

82.88

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Meshoppen 14.41
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 69

in Meshoppen

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Meshoppen VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 555
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 8
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 14.41
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
Meshoppen 68.47
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 15

in Meshoppen

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Meshoppen Property CRIMES
Population: 555
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 4 34 0
Rate per 1,000 7.21 61.26 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

Meshoppen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Meshoppen 59
Pennsylvania 51

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