Shickshinny, PA
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Shickshinny, PA crime analytics


The crime rate in Shickshinny is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 28 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 Shickshinny is 1 in 36. Based on FBI crime data, Shickshinny is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Shickshinny has a crime rate that is higher than 88% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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 827, Shickshinny has a combined rate of violent and property crime that is very high compared to other places of similar population size. Regardless of whether Shickshinny 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 Shickshinny.

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

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that Shickshinny's violent crime rate is 1 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 Shickshinny is one in 827.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Shickshinny's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Shickshinny 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 Shickshinny is one in 38.

Shickshinny Crime Data

 
Crime Index

22

(100 is safest)


Safer than 22% of U.S. Cities

Shickshinny Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

1

22

23

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.21

26.60

27.81

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Shickshinny 1.21
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 827

in Shickshinny

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Shickshinny VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 827
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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
Shickshinny 26.60
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 38

in Shickshinny

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Shickshinny Property CRIMES
Population: 827
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
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

Shickshinny Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Shickshinny 46
Pennsylvania 51