Perkasie, PA
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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 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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 15 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 67. How does Perkasie fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Perkasie's crime rate is lower than approximately 36% of Pennsylvania communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Perkasie has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Perkasie 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 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 1211, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the borough, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Perkasie experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Perkasie; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 14 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Perkasie Crime Data

 

Crime Index

48

(100 is safest)


Safer than 48% of U.S. Cities

Perkasie Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

120

127

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.83

14.15

14.98

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Perkasie 0.83
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,211

in Perkasie

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania

Perkasie VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 8,479
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 0 0 5
Rate per 1,000 0.24 0.00 0.00 0.59

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49


Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Perkasie 14.15
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 71

in Perkasie

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Perkasie Property CRIMES

Population: 8,479
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 7 112 1
Rate per 1,000 0.83 13.21 0.12

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Perkasie Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Perkasie 50
Pennsylvania 49