Reported Annual Crime In Allentown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllentown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime7n/a (estimate)3881,8822,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllentown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.14.9
Rape0n/a0.015.338.6
Robbery0n/a0.0108.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0127.4237.8
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0255373
Burglary0n/a0.0312.1491.4
Theft7n/a388.51,182.91,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0131.5220.2
Property crime7n/a (estimate)3881,6272,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Allentown is 86% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.06 daily crimes that occur in Allentown.
  • Allentown is safer than 95% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Allentown you have a 1 in 258 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Allentown has decreased by 50%.

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Daily Crime In Allentown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Allentown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Allentown is 0
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Allentown is 1 in 258
The chance of being a victim of crime in Allentown is 1 in 258

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

Allentown police department

ItemAllentownNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,540556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.35.73.3
There are a total of 6 Allentown police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the New Jersey average and 0.2% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pennington, NJ2,58839233271
Cranbury, NJ2,34740255295
Princeton Junction, NJ2,44440258298
Woodside, PA2,71449284334
Kingston, NJ1,25959373432
Allentown, NJ1,8280388388

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mount Holly Springs, PA1,828491,1311,181
Kent Acres, DE1,8282001,0801,281
Crane, MO1,8281462,1112,256
Bay Springs, MS1,8281101,1321,242
Carnation, WA1,830542,6222,675
Allentown, NJ1,8280388388
Source: The Allentown, NJ 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.