Reported Annual Crime In Easton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEaston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime590n/a (estimate)2,1762,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEaston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder2n/a7.45.14.9
Rape8n/a29.533.638.6
Robbery22n/a81.1101.6101.9
Assault47n/a173.3174.8237.8
Violent crime79n/a (estimate)291315373
Burglary59n/a217.6309.8491.4
Theft433n/a1,596.81,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft19n/a70.194.8220.2
Property crime511n/a (estimate)1,8851,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Easton, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Easton, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Easton, PA crime rates are 2% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 24% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Easton, PA has a rate that is 8% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 22% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Easton, PA is 4% higher than its state's mean, and 24% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Easton is 24% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.96 daily crimes that occur in Easton.
  • Easton is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Easton you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Easton has decreased by 17%.

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Daily Crime In Easton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Easton, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Easton, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.02 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.31 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Easton, PA are 1.08 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.28 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Easton, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.04 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.32 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Easton (higher is better)

How safe is Easton, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Easton, PA is safer than 28% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 42% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Easton, PA. Overall, Easton, PA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Easton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Easton is 1 in 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Easton is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Easton is 1 in 46
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Easton, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Easton, PA you have a 1 in 344 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 46 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Easton, PA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Easton, 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 Easton, PA has decreased by 2% and the rate of property crime in Easton, PA has decreased by 19%. The total crime rate in Easton, PA has decreased by 17% year to year.

Easton police department

ItemEastonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)6314,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
There are a total of 63 Easton police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27.6% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 28.7% 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
Stockertown, PA1,057109109217
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Alpha, NJ2,32044435479
Old Orchard, PA2,19177442518
Eastlawn Gardens, PA2,96380460539
Easton, PA26,9772911,8852,176

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aberdeen, SD26,9793401,9842,325
Dix Hills, NY26,969164693857
Stockbridge, GA26,9924613,6854,146
Carlsbad, NM26,9965634,6585,221
Saratoga Springs, NY26,9982101,9782,188
Easton, PA26,9772911,8852,176
Source: The Easton, 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.