Slatington, PA
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The crime rate in Slatington is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 32 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 Slatington is 1 in 31. Based on FBI crime data, Slatington is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Slatington has a crime rate that is higher than 90% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Slatington, NeighborhoodScout found that the violent crime rate is well below the national average for all communities of all population sizes. Violent crimes such as assault, rape, murder and armed robbery happen less often in Slatington than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1069, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Slatington's rate for property crime is 31 per one thousand population. This makes Slatington 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 Slatington is one in 32.

Slatington Crime Data

 
Crime Index

17

(100 is safest)


Safer than 17% of U.S. Cities

Slatington Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

4

133

137

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.94

31.10

32.04

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Slatington 0.94
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,069

in Slatington

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Slatington VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 4,276
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 2 2
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.47 0.47
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
Slatington 31.10
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 32

in Slatington

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Slatington Property CRIMES
Population: 4,276
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 14 113 6
Rate per 1,000 3.27 26.43 1.40
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

Slatington Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Slatington 99
Pennsylvania 51

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