Wayne, PA
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Wayne, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2016 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2017 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2017 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

Wayne is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (61%) and also has a lower crime rate than 52% of the communities in Pennsylvania, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis of FBI crime data. How risky is that? Your chance of becoming a victim in Wayne is one in 86 based on the total crime rate (violent and property crimes, combined). In America overall, your chance of becoming a victim of crime is 1 in 35.

Compared to other communities of similar population size, Wayne has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average. This means that for comparably sized cities all across America, Wayne is actually safer than most according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis of FBI crime data.

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

For Wayne, 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 Wayne than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1547, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

Moreover, the rate of property crime in Wayne; burglary, larceny ($50 or more), grand theft auto, and arson; is 11 per 1,000 residents. This is about average for all cities and towns in America of all population sizes.

Wayne Crime Data

 

Crime Index

61

(100 is safest)


Safer than 61% of U.S. Cities

Wayne Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

389

412

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.65

10.94

11.58

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wayne 0.65
Pennsylvania 3.16

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,547

in Wayne

1 in 316

in Pennsylvania

Wayne VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 35,571
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 17,250 130,603 332,198 803,007
Rate per 1,000 0.05 0.40 1.03 2.49

Property Crime

property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wayne 10.94
Pennsylvania 17.43

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Wayne

1 in 57

in Pennsylvania

Wayne Property CRIMES

Population: 35,571
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
Rate per 1,000 UNREPORTED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

United States Property CRIMES

Population: 323,127,513
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 1,515,096 5,638,455 765,484
Rate per 1,000 4.69 17.45 2.37

Wayne Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wayne 25
Pennsylvania 49