Royersford, 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 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 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 about Scout's Crime Data

Royersford is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (61%) and also has a lower crime rate than 45% 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 Royersford is one in 103 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 40.

How does the crime rate in Royersford compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared Royersford with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether Royersford'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 Royersford 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 Royersford.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Royersford's violent crime rate is 2 per one thousand inhabitants, which is about average for all communities in America, across all population sizes. Violent crimes that are tracked and included in this rate are armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape (not statutory), and murder and non-negligent manslaughter. Roughly similar to the national average, our analysis shows that your chance of becoming a victim of violent crime in Royersford is one in 594.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Royersford 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 Royersford than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 125.

Royersford Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Royersford Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

8

38

46

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.68

7.99

9.67

Violent Crime

Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

20 15 10 5 0
1.68
3.06
National Median: 4
    Royersford
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 594

in Royersford

1 in 326

in Pennsylvania

Royersford VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,755
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 1 2 5
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.21 0.42 1.05

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 16,425 139,815 267,988 821,182
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.43 0.82 2.50

Property Crime

Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

100 75 50 25 0
7.99
14.03
National Median: 21
    Royersford
    Pennsylvania

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 125

in Royersford

1 in 71

in Pennsylvania

Royersford Property CRIMES

Population: 4,755
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 33 2
Rate per 1,000 0.63 6.94 0.42

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 328,239,523
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,117,696 5,086,096 721,885
Rate per 1,000 3.41 15.50 2.20

Royersford Crimes Per Square Mile

200 150 100 50 0
56
41
National Median: 28.3
    Royersford
    Pennsylvania