Mount Pleasant, PA
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The crime rate in Mount Pleasant is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 19 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Mount Pleasant is 1 in 54. Based on FBI crime data, Mount Pleasant is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Mount Pleasant has a crime rate that is higher than 69% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Mount Pleasant 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 Mount Pleasant; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 364. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Mount Pleasant; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Mount Pleasant Crime Data

 
Crime Index

40

(100 is safest)


Safer than 40% of U.S. Cities

Mount Pleasant Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

12

69

81

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.75

15.81

18.57

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Mount Pleasant 2.75
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 364

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,363
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 12
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 2.75
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
Mount Pleasant 15.81
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 63

in Mount Pleasant

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Mount Pleasant Property CRIMES
Population: 4,363
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 24 44 1
Rate per 1,000 5.50 10.08 0.23
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

Mount Pleasant Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Mount Pleasant 81
Pennsylvania 51