Reported Annual Crime In Chambersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChambersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime767n/a (estimate)3,7092,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChambersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape11n/a53.233.638.6
Robbery27n/a130.6101.6101.9
Assault54n/a261.1174.8237.8
Violent crime92n/a (estimate)445315373
Burglary89n/a430.4309.8491.4
Theft553n/a2,674.21,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft33n/a159.694.8220.2
Property crime675n/a (estimate)3,2641,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Chambersburg, 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 Chambersburg, 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 Chambersburg, PA averages 74% higher than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 30% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Chambersburg, PA is 41% higher than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 19% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 80% higher than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 31% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Chambersburg, PA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Chambersburg is 30% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.16 daily crimes that occur in Chambersburg.
  • Chambersburg is safer than 23% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Chambersburg you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Chambersburg has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Chambersburg (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Chambersburg, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Chambersburg, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.30 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Chambersburg, PA are 1.41 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.19 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Chambersburg, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.80 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.31 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Chambersburg (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Chambersburg, 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 Chambersburg, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Chambersburg, PA is 14% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 23% 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, Chambersburg, PA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Chambersburg, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chambersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chambersburg is 1 in 225
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chambersburg is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Chambersburg is 1 in 27
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Chambersburg, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Chambersburg, PA, then there is a 1 in 225 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 31. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 27 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Chambersburg, PA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Chambersburg, 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 Chambersburg, PA has increased by 16%, while the property crime rate in Chambersburg, PA has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Chambersburg, PA has decreased by 8% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Chambersburg police department

ItemChambersburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3414,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 34 Chambersburg police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9% less than the Pennsylvania average and 49.1% 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
Guilford, PA2,25796554650
Scotland, PA1,20699571671
Wayne Heights, PA2,749108622730
Marion, PA1,050110632742
Blue Ridge Summit, PA1,243112646758
Chambersburg, PA20,4304453,2643,709

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Corinth, TX20,4321289771,105
Woodbridge, NJ20,4342921,8622,154
Pleasantville, NJ20,4367461,9642,710
Ashland, OH20,421992,3882,487
Farmington, UT20,440691,6171,685
Chambersburg, PA20,4304453,2643,709
Source: The Chambersburg, 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.