Sharpsville, PA
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Sharpsville, 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

The crime rate in Sharpsville 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 Sharpsville is 1 in 48. Based on FBI crime data, Sharpsville is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Sharpsville has a crime rate that is higher than 75% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

Importantly, when you compare Sharpsville to other communities of similar population, then Sharpsville crime rate (violent and property crimes combined) is quite a bit higher than average. Regardless of how Sharpsville 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 Sharpsville 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 Sharpsville.

From our analysis, we discovered that violent crime in Sharpsville 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 Sharpsville; such as armed robbery, aggravated assault, rape or murder; is 1 in 225. This equates to a rate of 4 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Sharpsville; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 16 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Sharpsville Crime Data

 

Crime Index

34

(100 is safest)


Safer than 34% of U.S. Cities

Sharpsville Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

19

70

89

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

4.45

16.39

20.84

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Sharpsville 4.45
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 225

in Sharpsville

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Sharpsville VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 4,271
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 19
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 4.45

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
Sharpsville 16.39
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 61

in Sharpsville

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Sharpsville Property CRIMES

Population: 4,271
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 56 0
Rate per 1,000 3.28 13.11 0.00

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

Sharpsville Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Sharpsville 63
Pennsylvania 51

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