North East, PA
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The crime rate in North East is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 36 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 North East is 1 in 27. Based on FBI crime data, North East is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, North East has a crime rate that is higher than 92% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 4,172, North East has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether North East 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 North East.

Now let us turn to take a look at how North East 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 North East.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in North East 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 North East; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 522. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North East's rate for property crime is 35 per one thousand population. This makes North East 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 North East is one in 29.

North East Crime Data

 
Crime Index

13

(100 is safest)


Safer than 13% of U.S. Cities

North East Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

144

152

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.92

34.52

36.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North East 1.92
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 522

in North East

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
North East VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,172
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.24 0.00 1.68
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
North East 34.52
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 29

in North East

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
North East Property CRIMES
Population: 4,172
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 136 2
Rate per 1,000 1.44 32.60 0.48
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

North East Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North East 117
Pennsylvania 51

Zip Codes in North East, PA