Punxsutawney, PA
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Punxsutawney, PA crime analytics


Punxsutawney is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (65%) and also has a lower crime rate than 57% of the communities in Pennsylvania, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Punxsutawney is one in 89 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

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

For Punxsutawney, 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 Punxsutawney than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 977, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Punxsutawney 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 Punxsutawney than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 98.

Punxsutawney Crime Data

 
Crime Index

65

(100 is safest)


Safer than 65% of U.S. Cities

Punxsutawney Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

6

60

66

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.02

10.24

11.26

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Punxsutawney 1.02
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 977

in Punxsutawney

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Punxsutawney VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,861
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.34 0.34 0.34
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
Punxsutawney 10.24
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 98

in Punxsutawney

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Punxsutawney Property CRIMES
Population: 5,861
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 8 51 1
Rate per 1,000 1.36 8.70 0.17
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

Punxsutawney Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Punxsutawney 19
Pennsylvania 51