Wayne, PA
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Wayne, PA crime analytics


Wayne is safer than the majority of cities, towns, and villages in America (62%) and also has a lower crime rate than 54% 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 85 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 1186, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis of property crime reveals that the property crime rate in Wayne is below average to all cities and towns in the nation. This means that you are less likely to become a victim of arson, motor vehicle theft, larceny, or burglary in Wayne than in most communities in America. Your chance of becoming a victim of property crime if you live here? Just one in 91.

Wayne Crime Data

 
Crime Index

62

(100 is safest)


Safer than 62% of U.S. Cities

Wayne Annual Crimes
  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

30

389

419

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

10.94

11.78

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Wayne 0.84
Pennsylvania 3.15
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,186

in Wayne

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania
Wayne VIOLENT CRIMES
Population: 35,567
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
Wayne 10.94
Pennsylvania 18.13
My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 91

in Wayne

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania
Wayne Property CRIMES
Population: 35,567
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

Wayne Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Wayne 26
Pennsylvania 51