North Wales, PA
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North Wales, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more

North Wales has an overall crime rate of 17 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in North Wales is 1 in 59. How does North Wales fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? North Wales's crime rate is lower than approximately 35% of Pennsylvania communities.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that North Wales has one of the lowest violent crime rates in all of America, across cities and towns of all sizes. Murder, rape, armed robbery and aggravated assault happen far less frequently here than in most places. Your chance of becoming a victim? Just one in 10000. North Wales's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that North Wales's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes North Wales 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 Wales is one in 59.

North Wales Crime Data

 

Crime Index

44

(100 is safest)


Safer than 44% of U.S. Cities

North Wales Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

0

55

55

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.00

16.92

16.92

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
North Wales 0.00
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in North Wales

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

North Wales VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,250
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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 Wales 16.92
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 59

in North Wales

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

North Wales Property CRIMES

Population: 3,250
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 6 48 1
Rate per 1,000 1.85 14.77 0.31

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 Wales Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
North Wales 94
Pennsylvania 51