Reported Annual Crime In Columbus

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,861 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleColumbus/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)423 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,437 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Columbus is equal to the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.84 daily crimes that occur in Columbus.
  • Columbus is safer than 28% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Columbus you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Columbus has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Columbus (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Columbus

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Columbus is 1 in 237
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Columbus is 1 in 42
The chance of being a victim of crime in Columbus is 1 in 35

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

Columbus police department

ItemColumbusPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701556,527
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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Youngsville, PA1,854147846993
Lakewood, NY2,9782048591,063
Bemus Point, NY2124151,7502,164
Sugar Grove, PA6013872,2272,614
Union City, PA3,271622,6712,733
Columbus, PA7544232,4372,861

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Pelion, SC7542852,7072,991
Cedar Grove, NM7543001,6931,993
Vermont, IL7545853,0303,616
Attica, KS7545303,6934,223
Osino, NV7548633,3094,172
Columbus, PA7544232,4372,861
Source: The Columbus, 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.