Reported Annual Crime In Dickson City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDickson City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime320n/a (estimate)5,4802,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleDickson City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape1n/a17.134.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault15n/a256.9180.1248.5
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)274316386
Burglary11n/a188.4277.8468.9
Theft291n/a4,983.71,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a34.3102.1236.9
Property crime304n/a (estimate)5,2061,7432,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Dickson City, 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 Dickson City, 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 Dickson City, PA averages 166% higher than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 93% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Dickson City, PA is 13% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 29% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 199% higher than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 112% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Dickson City, PA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Mayfield, PA1,728000
Courtdale, PA7050272272
Waymart, PA1,3160395395
Glenburn, PA85261338400
Clarks Summit, PA5,04195347442
Clarks Green, PA1,43576421498
Laflin, PA1,55981449531
Dickson City, PA5,9702745,2065,480

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Dickson City is 93% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 15.01 daily crimes that occur in Dickson City.
  • Dickson City is safer than 18% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Dickson City you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Dickson City has increased by 181%.

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Daily Crime In Dickson City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Dickson City, 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 Dickson City, PA are 2.66 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.93 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Dickson City, PA are 1.15 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.41 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Dickson City, PA are 2.99 times more than than Pennsylvania and 2.12 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Dickson City (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Dickson City, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Dickson City, PA being safer than 9% 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 Dickson City, PA. In conclusion, Dickson City, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Dickson City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Dickson City is 1 in 365
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Dickson City is 1 in 20
The chance of being a victim of crime in Dickson City is 1 in 19
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Dickson City, 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 Dickson City, PA, then there is a 1 in 365 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 20. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 19 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Dickson City, PA.

Year Over Year Crime In Dickson City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Dickson City, 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 Dickson City, PA has decreased by 5%, while the property crime rate in Dickson City, PA has increased by 213% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Dickson City, PA has increased by 181% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Dickson City police department

ItemDickson CityPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.01.83.3
There are a total of 6 Dickson City police officers. This results in 1.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 45.9% less than the Pennsylvania average and 69.6% 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.

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Dickson City, PA5,9702745,2065,480
Source: The Dickson City, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.