Sharon, PA
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With a crime rate of 43 per one thousand residents, Sharon 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 23. Within Pennsylvania, more than 96% of the communities have a lower crime rate than Sharon.

Importantly, when you compare Sharon to other communities of similar population, then Sharon crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sharon does relative to all communities in America of all sizes, when NeighborhoodScout compared it to communities of similar population size, its crime rate per thousand residents stands out as higher than most.

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

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sharon 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 Sharon; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 212. This equates to a rate of 5 per one thousand inhabitants.

Significantly, based on the number of murders reported by the FBI and the number of residents living in the city, NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that Sharon experiences one of the higher murder rates in the nation when compared with cities and towns for all sizes of population, from the largest to the smallest.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Sharon is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Sharon, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Sharon Crime Data

 
Crime Index

9

(100 is safest)


Safer than 9% of U.S. Cities

Sharon Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

64

514

578

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.72

37.90

42.62

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sharon 4.72
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 212

in Sharon

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Sharon VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 13,562
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 2 11 19 32
Rate per 1,000 0.15 0.81 1.40 2.36
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 37.90
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Sharon

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Sharon Property CRIMES
Population: 13,562
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 128 366 20
Rate per 1,000 9.44 26.99 1.47
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 Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sharon 153
Pennsylvania 51