Reported Annual Crime In Akron

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime30n/a (estimate)7502,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAkron/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a50.033.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault5n/a125.0174.8237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)175315373
Burglary6n/a150.0309.8491.4
Theft17n/a424.91,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.094.8220.2
Property crime23n/a (estimate)5751,8132,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Akron, PA. All reported Akron, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Akron, PA overall crime rate is 65% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 74% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Akron, PA, the rate is 44% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 53% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Akron, PA comes in at 68% lower than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 77% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Akron is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.05 daily crimes that occur in Akron.
  • Akron is safer than 70% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Akron you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Akron has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Akron, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Akron, PA the total number of daily crimes is 2.84 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.81 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Akron, PA is 1.80 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.13 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Akron, PA has a daily crime rate that is 3.15 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 4.33 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Akron (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Akron, PA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Akron, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Akron, PA is 57% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 70% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Pennsylvania cities and all around the United States, Akron, PA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Akron, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Akron

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Akron is 1 in 572
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Akron is 1 in 174
The chance of being a victim of crime in Akron is 1 in 134
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Akron, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Akron, PA you have a 1 in 572 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 174 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 134 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Akron, PA.

Year Over Year Crime In Akron (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Akron, PA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Akron, PA has increased by 130%, while the property crime rate in Akron, PA has decreased by 35% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Akron, PA has decreased by 22% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Akron police department

ItemAkronPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)514,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 5 Akron police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.1% less than the Pennsylvania average and 60.9% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cornwall, PA4,1667147119
Terre Hill, PA1,3840364364
Alleghenyville, PA1,19960347407
Landisville, PA1,84467386453
East Petersburg, PA4,50466442509
Akron, PA3,923175575750

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Source: The Akron, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2015. The crime report encompasses more than 18,000 city and state law enforcement agencies reporting data on property and violent crimes. The uniform crime reports program represents approximately 309 million American residents, which results in 98% coverage of metropolitan statistical areas.