Plum, PA
Crime Rates


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Plum, 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

According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime statistics, Plum is safer than 73% of the cities and towns in the US of all population sizes. In Pennsylvania, only on the order of 32% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Plum. If you live in Plum, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in the community is 1 in 105. The US average across communities from the largest to the smallest is 1 in 35.

Additionally, NeighborhoodScout analyzed all cities and towns in America with a similar population size to Plum, and we found that the crime rate in Plum is one of the lowest in the nation for its size. This means Plum is one of the safest places in America in which to live for its size, a very important finding.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Plum 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 Plum.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Plum 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 Plum; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 466. This equates to a rate of 2 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Plum is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Plum than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 136.

Plum Crime Data


Crime Index


(100 is safest)

Safer than 73% of U.S. Cities

Plum Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes




Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)




Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Plum 2.15
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 466

in Plum

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania


Population: 27,505
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 7 3 49
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.25 0.11 1.78


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)

Plum 7.34
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 136

in Plum

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Plum Property CRIMES

Population: 27,505
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 56 136 10
Rate per 1,000 2.04 4.94 0.36

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

Plum Crimes Per Square Mile

Plum 9
Pennsylvania 51