Whitehall, PA
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Whitehall, 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

The crime rate in Whitehall is considerably higher than the national average across all communities in America from the largest to the smallest, although at 39 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 Whitehall is 1 in 26. Based on FBI crime data, Whitehall is not one of the safest communities in America. Relative to Pennsylvania, Whitehall has a crime rate that is higher than 94% of the state's cities and towns of all sizes.

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

For Whitehall, 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 Whitehall than in most of America. One's chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime here is one in 1188, which is a violent crime rate of 1 per one thousand inhabitants.

In addition, NeighborhoodScout found that a lot of the crime that takes place in Whitehall is property crime. Property crimes that are tracked for this analysis are burglary, larceny over fifty dollars, motor vehicle theft, and arson. In Whitehall, your chance of becoming a victim of a property crime is one in 26, which is a rate of 38 per one thousand population.

Whitehall Crime Data

 

Crime Index

12

(100 is safest)


Safer than 12% of U.S. Cities

Whitehall Annual Crimes

  Violent Property Total

Number of Crimes

23

1,033

1,056

Crime Rate
(per 1,000 residents)

0.84

37.82

38.66

Violent Crime

violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

Crime
Whitehall 0.84
Pennsylvania 3.15

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Violent Crime

1 in 1,188

in Whitehall

1 in 317

in Pennsylvania

Whitehall VIOLENT CRIMES

Population: 27,313
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
Whitehall 37.82
Pennsylvania 18.13

My Chances of Becoming a Victim of a Property Crime

1 in 26

in Whitehall

1 in 55

in Pennsylvania

Whitehall Property CRIMES

Population: 27,313
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

Whitehall Crimes Per Square Mile

Crime
Whitehall 84
Pennsylvania 51