Union City, PA
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The crime rate in Union City is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 27 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 Union City is 1 in 37. Based on FBI crime data, Union City is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Union City has a crime rate that is higher than 87% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Union City, 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 Union City than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1609, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that Union City's rate for property crime is 27 per one thousand population. This makes Union City 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 Union City is one in 37.

Union City Crime Data

 
Crime Index

23

(100 is safest)


Safer than 23% of U.S. Cities

Union City Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

2

86

88

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.62

26.73

27.35

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Union City 0.62
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,609

in Union City

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Union City VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 3,217
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 1 1
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.31 0.31
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
Union City 26.73
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 37

in Union City

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Union City Property CRIMES
Population: 3,217
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 12 72 2
Rate per 1,000 3.73 22.38 0.62
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

Union City Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Union City 47
Pennsylvania 51

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