West View, PA
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West View, PA crime analytics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   Uniform Crime Reporting Program (Federal Bureau of Investigation), additional data from local police agencies.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2015 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2016 (latest available). Updated annually. Wheres 2016 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

West View has an overall crime rate of 18 per 1,000 residents, making the crime rate here near the average for all cities and towns of all sizes in America. According to our analysis of FBI crime data, your chance of becoming a victim of crime in West View is 1 in 56. How does West View fare compared to other communities in Pennsylvania of all population sizes? West View's crime rate is lower than approximately 33% of Pennsylvania communities.

How does the crime rate in West View compare to similar sized communities across America? When NeighborhoodScout compared West View with other communities its size, we found that the crime rate was near the average for all other communities of similar size. So, whether West View's crime rate is high or low compared to all places in the US, when we control for population size and compare it to places that are similar in size, it is near the middle of the pack in crime rate; not much more or less dangerous, and about what we would expect from the statistics.

Now let us turn to take a look at how West View 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 West View.

NeighborhoodScout's research shows that West View'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 West View is one in 955.

NeighborhoodScout's analysis also reveals that West View's rate for property crime is 17 per one thousand population. This makes West View 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 West View is one in 60.

West View Crime Data

 

Crime Index

42

(100 is safest)


Safer than 42% of U.S. Cities

West View Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

7

112

119

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

1.05

16.75

17.80

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
West View 1.05
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 955

in West View

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

West View VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 6,685
Murder Rape Robbery Assault
Report Total 0 0 0 7
Rate per 1,000 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.05

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
West View 16.75
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 60

in West View

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

West View Property CRIMES

Population: 6,685
burglary theft motor vehicle theft
Report Total 3 103 6
Rate per 1,000 0.45 15.41 0.90

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

West View Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
West View 118
Pennsylvania 51