Orwigsburg, PA
Crime Rates


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Orwigsburg, PA crime analytics

Orwigsburg's overall rate of crime is sufficiently low that NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows the borough to be one of the safest in both Pennsylvania and the nation. Orwigsburg's crime rate is just 5 per 1,000 people, which means that a person's chance of becoming a victim in Orwigsburg is one in 214.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Orwigsburg, and we found that the crime rate in Orwigsburg is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Orwigsburg is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

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

Importantly, our analysis shows that Orwigsburg 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. Orwigsburg's violent crime rate is just 0 per 1,000 residents.

Furthermore, our research shows that motor vehicle theft, arson, burglary, and larceny are not very common in Orwigsburg compared to most US cities and towns. In fact, the rate of these property crimes in Orwigsburg is just 5 per one thousand people, far below the national average. Based on this rate, Orwigsburg is one of the safer communities in America with regard to incidences of property crime.

Orwigsburg Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 92% of U.S. Cities

Orwigsburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Orwigsburg 0.00
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 10,000

in Orwigsburg

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 3,002
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 0
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
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)

Orwigsburg 4.66
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 214

in Orwigsburg

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Orwigsburg Property CRIMES
Population: 3,002
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 0 13 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 4.33 0.33
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

Orwigsburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Orwigsburg 6
Pennsylvania 51