Reported Annual Crime In Chalfont

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChalfont/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime19n/a (estimate)4642,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChalfont/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a24.433.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault0n/a0.0174.8237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)24315373
Burglary0n/a0.0309.8491.4
Theft18n/a439.71,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.094.8220.2
Property crime18n/a (estimate)4401,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Chalfont, PA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Chalfont, PA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Chalfont, PA averages 78% lower than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 84% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Chalfont, PA is 92% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 93% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 76% lower than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 82% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Chalfont, PA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chalfont is 84% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.27 daily crimes that occur in Chalfont.
  • Chalfont is safer than 93% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chalfont you have a 1 in 216 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chalfont has increased by 26%.

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Daily Crime In Chalfont (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Chalfont, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Chalfont, PA the total number of daily crimes is 4.59 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 6.16 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Chalfont, PA are 12.90 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 15.25 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Chalfont, PA has a daily crime rate that is 4.12 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 5.66 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Chalfont (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Chalfont, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Chalfont, PA being safer than 88% of cities in Pennsylvania and 93% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Chalfont, PA. In conclusion, Chalfont, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chalfont

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chalfont is 1 in 4094
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chalfont is 1 in 228
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chalfont is 1 in 216
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Chalfont, PA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Chalfont, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 4094. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 228 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Chalfont, PA is 1 in 216.

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

Determining whether Chalfont, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Chalfont, PA has decreased by 4% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 28% year over year. Total crimes for Chalfont, PA has increased by 26% in the same time frame.

Chalfont police department

ItemChalfontPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)814,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
There are a total of 8 Chalfont police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 8.9% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 39.1% 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
Woxall, PA1,21244254299
New Hope, PA2,52649284334
Evansburg, PA2,28749284334
Milford Square, PA1,05553307360
Spring House, PA3,67360345405
Chalfont, PA4,05224440464

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ridgeland, SC4,0512944,2614,554
Fortville, IN4,0552801,8712,151
Montpelier, OH4,0492993,7164,015
Boyertown, PA4,048992,2322,331
Pemberwick, CT4,05857471527
Chalfont, PA4,05224440464
Source: The Chalfont, 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.