Reported Annual Crime In Clairton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClairton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)2,5662,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClairton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a59.75.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery19n/a283.4101.6101.9
Assault18n/a268.5174.8237.8
Violent crime41n/a (estimate)612315373
Burglary46n/a686.2309.8491.4
Theft72n/a1,074.01,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft13n/a193.994.8220.2
Property crime131n/a (estimate)1,9541,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Clairton, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Clairton, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Clairton, PA is 21% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 10% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Clairton, PA has 94% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 64% higher than the national average. In property crime, Clairton, PA is 8% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 21% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Clairton is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.03 daily crimes that occur in Clairton.
  • Clairton is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Clairton you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Clairton has increased by 10%.

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Daily Crime In Clairton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Clairton, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Clairton, PA are 1.21 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.11 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Clairton, PA are 1.94 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.64 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Clairton, PA are 1.08 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.27 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Clairton (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Clairton, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Clairton, PA being safer than 11% of cities in Pennsylvania and 18% 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 Clairton, PA. In conclusion, Clairton, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clairton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clairton is 1 in 164
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clairton is 1 in 52
The chance of being a victim of crime in Clairton is 1 in 39
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Clairton, 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 Clairton, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 164. 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 52 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 Clairton, PA is 1 in 39.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Clairton, 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 Clairton, PA has increased by 101% and the rate of property crime in Clairton, PA has decreased by 3%. The total crime rate in Clairton, PA has increased by 10% year to year.

Clairton police department

ItemClairtonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 9 Clairton police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.8% less than the Pennsylvania average and 59.6% 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
Penn, PA596000
South Park Township, PA13,49215259274
Turtle Creek, PA5,335170189359
Whitehall, PA13,93165303367
Heidelberg, PA1,321162243404
Clairton, PA6,7526121,9542,566

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Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA6,7542523,0763,329
Centerville, SC6,7494292,8013,230
Treasure Island, FL6,7494683,7594,227
Clairton, PA6,7526121,9542,566
Source: The Clairton, 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.