Phoenixville, PA
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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 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

The crime rate in Phoenixville is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 22 crimes per one thousand residents, it is not among the communities with the very highest crime rate. The chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime in Phoenixville is 1 in 46. Based on FBI crime data, Phoenixville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Phoenixville has a crime rate that is higher than 77% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

How does the crime rate in Phoenixville compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Phoenixville with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Phoenixville'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 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 521. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Phoenixville's rate for property crime is 20 per one thousand population. This makes Phoenixville 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 Phoenixville is one in 50.

Phoenixville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

32

(100 is safest)


Safer than 32% of U.S. Cities

Phoenixville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

32

330

362

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.92

19.81

21.73

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Phoenixville 1.92
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 521

in Phoenixville

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Phoenixville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 16,658
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 1 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.12 0.06 1.74

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
Phoenixville 19.81
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 50

in Phoenixville

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Phoenixville Property CRIMES

Population: 16,658
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 26 294 10
Rate per 1,000 1.56 17.65 0.60

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

Phoenixville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Phoenixville 97
Pennsylvania 51