Monessen, PA
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With a crime rate of 42 per one thousand residents, Monessen 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 24. Within Pennsylvania, more than 95% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Monessen.

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

For Monessen, 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 Monessen is one in 108.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Monessen's rate for property crime is 33 per one thousand population. This makes Monessen 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 Monessen is one in 31.

Monessen Crime Data

 
Crime Index

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(100 is safest)


Safer than 10% of U.S. Cities

Monessen Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

69

244

313

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

9.22

32.61

41.83

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Monessen 9.22
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 108

in Monessen

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Monessen VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 7,483
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 4 64
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.13 0.53 8.55
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
Monessen 32.61
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 31

in Monessen

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Monessen Property CRIMES
Population: 7,483
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 54 178 12
Rate per 1,000 7.22 23.79 1.60
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

Monessen Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Monessen 104
Pennsylvania 51