Schuylkill Haven, PA
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Schuylkill Haven, PA crime analytics


The crime rate in Schuylkill Haven is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 21 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 Schuylkill Haven is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Schuylkill Haven is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Schuylkill Haven has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Schuylkill Haven 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 Schuylkill Haven; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 373. This equates to a rate of 3 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Schuylkill Haven's rate for property crime is 18 per one thousand population. This makes Schuylkill Haven 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 Schuylkill Haven is one in 55.

Schuylkill Haven Crime Data

 
Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Schuylkill Haven Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

14

95

109

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

2.68

18.17

20.85

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Schuylkill Haven 2.68
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 373

in Schuylkill Haven

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 5,228
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 2 3 9
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.38 0.57 1.72
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
Schuylkill Haven 18.17
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 55

in Schuylkill Haven

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Schuylkill Haven Property CRIMES
Population: 5,228
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 9 84 2
Rate per 1,000 1.72 16.07 0.38
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

Schuylkill Haven Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Schuylkill Haven 78
Pennsylvania 51