Reported Annual Crime In Butler

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime652n/a (estimate)4,9112,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleButler/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery24n/a180.8101.6101.9
Assault37n/a278.7174.8237.8
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)460315373
Burglary165n/a1,242.9309.8491.4
Theft409n/a3,081.01,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft17n/a128.194.8220.2
Property crime591n/a (estimate)4,4521,8132,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Butler, PA. All reported Butler, 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 Butler, PA overall crime rate is 131% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 72% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Butler, PA, the rate is 46% higher than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 23% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Butler, PA comes in at 146% higher than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 79% higher than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Butler is 72% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 13.46 daily crimes that occur in Butler.
  • Butler is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Butler you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Butler has increased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In Butler (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Butler, PA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national scale. In Butler, PA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 2.31 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.72 times more than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Butler, PA is 1.46 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.23 times more than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Butler, PA has a constant daily crime rate that is 2.46 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.79 times more than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Butler (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Butler, PA compared to other areas of Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Butler, PA safer than 11% when compared to other Pennsylvania cities, and 18% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Butler, PA. At this time, Butler, PA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Butler

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Butler is 1 in 218
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Butler is 1 in 23
The chance of being a victim of crime in Butler is 1 in 21
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Butler, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Butler, PA you have a 1 in 218 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 23 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 21 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Butler, PA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Butler, PA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Butler, PA has increased by 15% and the rate of property crime in Butler, PA has increased by 6%. The total crime rate in Butler, PA has increased by 7% year to year.

Butler police department

ItemButlerPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 24 Butler police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.1% less than the Pennsylvania average and 47% 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
Callery, PA465000
Portersville, PA266000
Prospect, PA1,26308888
Mars, PA1,4600121121
Bakerstown, PA2,27749284334
Butler, PA13,6094604,4524,911

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marshall, MN13,6091831,9152,098
Athens, TN13,6031,3517,3778,728
McMinnville, TN13,6001,0133,7224,735
Oatfield, OR13,6182132,4112,623
Pewaukee, WI13,599124803927
Butler, PA13,6094604,4524,911
Source: The Butler, 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.