Plum, PA
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Plum, 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 2017 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2018 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

With a crime rate for both violent and property crime combined of 7 per 1,000 residents, the crime rate in Plum is one of the lower rates in America among communities of all sizes (lower than 79% of America's communities). One's chance of becoming a victim of crime in Plum is one in 134. Compared to communities within Pennsylvania, Plum‘s crime rate is lower than nearly 72% of the state's cities and towns. It is for these reasons that Plum is ranked as one of the top 100 safest cities in the U.S.A.

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 345. This equates to a rate of 3 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 220.

Plum Crime Data

 

Crime Index

79

(100 is safest)


Safer than 79% of U.S. Cities

Plum Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

79

124

203

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.90

4.55

7.45

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plum 2.90
Pennsylvania 3.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 345

in Plum

1 in 319

in Pennsylvania

Plum VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,258
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 1 3 6 69
Rate per 1,000 0.04 0.11 0.22 2.53

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,284 135,755 319,356 810,825
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.42 0.98 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Plum 4.55
Pennsylvania 16.49

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 220

in Plum

1 in 61

in Pennsylvania

Plum Property CRIMES

Population: 27,258
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 31 85 8
Rate per 1,000 1.14 3.12 0.29

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 325,719,178
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,401,840 5,519,107 773,139
Rate per 1,000 4.30 16.94 2.37

Plum Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Plum 7
Pennsylvania 47