Parkesburg, PA
Crime Rates


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Parkesburg, PA crime analytics

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Parkesburg is safer than 69% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Pennsylvania, only on the order of 37% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Parkesburg. If you live in Parkesburg, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 97. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Parkesburg has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Parkesburg is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Parkesburg 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 Parkesburg; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 410. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Parkesburg is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Parkesburg than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 127.

Parkesburg Crime Data

Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 69% of U.S. Cities

Parkesburg Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Parkesburg 2.44
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 410

in Parkesburg

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Population: 3,687
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.54 0.00 1.90
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)

Parkesburg 7.87
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 127

in Parkesburg

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Parkesburg Property CRIMES
Population: 3,687
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 19 3
Rate per 1,000 1.90 5.15 0.81
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

Parkesburg Crimes Per Square Mile

Parkesburg 30
Pennsylvania 51