Sharon Hill, PA
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Sharon Hill, 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

With a crime rate of 53 per one thousand residents, Sharon Hill has one of the highest crime rates in America compared to all communities of all sizes - from the smallest towns to the very largest cities. One's chance of becoming a victim of either violent or property crime here is one in 19. Within Pennsylvania, more than 98% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sharon Hill.

Separately, it is always interesting and important to compare a borough's crime rate with those of similarly sized communities - a fair comparison as larger cities tend to have more crime. NeighborhoodScout has done just that. With a population of 5,702, Sharon Hill has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Sharon Hill does well or poorly compared to all other cities and towns in the US of all sizes, compared to places with a similar population, it fares badly. Few other communities of this size have a crime rate as high as Sharon Hill.

Now let us turn to take a look at how Sharon Hill 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 Sharon Hill.

For Sharon Hill, we found that the violent crime rate is one of the highest in the nation, across communities of all sizes (both large and small). Violent offenses tracked included rape, murder and non-negligent manslaughter, armed robbery, and aggravated assault, including assault with a deadly weapon. According to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI reported crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of one of these crimes in Sharon Hill is one in 136.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sharon Hill is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sharon Hill, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 22, which is a rate of 46 per one thousand population.

Sharon Hill Crime Data

 

Crime Index

5

(100 is safest)


Safer than 5% of U.S. Cities

Sharon Hill Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

42

262

304

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

7.37

45.95

53.31

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sharon Hill 7.37
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 136

in Sharon Hill

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Sharon Hill VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 5,702
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 13 29
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 2.28 5.09

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
Sharon Hill 45.95
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 22

in Sharon Hill

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Sharon Hill Property CRIMES

Population: 5,702
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 30 220 12
Rate per 1,000 5.26 38.58 2.10

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

Sharon Hill Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sharon Hill 394
Pennsylvania 51

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