Pen Argyl, PA
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Pen Argyl, 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

Pen Argyl has an overall crime rate of 12 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 Pen Argyl is 1 in 80. How does Pen Argyl fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Pen Argyl's crime rate is lower than approximately 51% of Pennsylvania communities.

How does the crime rate in Pen Argyl compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Pen Argyl with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Pen Argyl's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Pen Argyl 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 Pen Argyl.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Pen Argyl's violent crime rate is 1 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Pen Argyl is one in 885.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Pen Argyl; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Pen Argyl Crime Data

 

Crime Index

60

(100 is safest)


Safer than 60% of U.S. Cities

Pen Argyl Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

40

44

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.13

11.30

12.43

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Pen Argyl 1.13
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 885

in Pen Argyl

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Pen Argyl VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 3,541
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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
Pen Argyl 11.30
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 89

in Pen Argyl

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Pen Argyl Property CRIMES

Population: 3,541
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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

Pen Argyl Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Pen Argyl 32
Pennsylvania 51

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