Reported Annual Crime In Benson

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,320 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBenson/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)510 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,811 (estimate)1,7432,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Seward, PA387000
South Fork, PA995000
Geistown, PA2,32008585
Indian Lake, PA3920515515
Davidsville, PA1,115107588694
Jennerstown, PA554151602753
Salix, PA1,385122671792
Benson, PA1705102,8113,320

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Benson is 17% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.1 daily crimes that occur in Benson.
  • Benson is safer than 21% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Benson you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Benson has decreased by 3%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Benson

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Benson is 1 in 197
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Benson is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Benson is 1 in 31

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

Benson police department

ItemBensonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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.

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Benson, PA1705102,8113,320
Source: The Benson, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.