Perkasie, PA
Crime Rates


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Perkasie, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

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

Perkasie has an overall crime rate of 18 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 Perkasie is 1 in 55. How does Perkasie fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Perkasie's crime rate is lower than approximately 32% of Pennsylvania communities.

How does the crime rate in Perkasie compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Perkasie with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Perkasie'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 Perkasie 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 Perkasie.

For Perkasie, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Perkasie than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1059, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Perkasie's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes Perkasie 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 Perkasie is one in 58.

Perkasie Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 41% of U.S. Cities

Perkasie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Perkasie 0.94
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,059

in Perkasie

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania


Population: 8,471
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 3 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.35 0.59


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)

Perkasie 17.24
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 58

in Perkasie

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Perkasie Property CRIMES

Population: 8,471
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 131 3
Rate per 1,000 1.42 15.46 0.35

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

Perkasie Crimes Per Square Mile

Perkasie 60
Pennsylvania 51