Phoenixville, PA
Crime Rates

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Phoenixville, 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

Phoenixville has an overall crime rate of 14 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 Phoenixville is 1 in 69. How does Phoenixville fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? Phoenixville's crime rate is lower than approximately 39% of Pennsylvania communities.

However, compared to other communities of similar population size, Phoenixville has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 422. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Phoenixville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 12 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Phoenixville Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 50% of U.S. Cities

Phoenixville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Phoenixville 2.37
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 422

in Phoenixville

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania


Population: 16,885
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 0 39
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.06 0.00 2.31


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)

Phoenixville 12.02
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 83

in Phoenixville

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Phoenixville Property CRIMES

Population: 16,885
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 187 8
Rate per 1,000 0.47 11.07 0.47

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

Phoenixville Crimes Per Square Mile

Phoenixville 65
Pennsylvania 49