Reported Annual Crime In Ellwood City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllwood City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime179n/a (estimate)2,3472,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEllwood City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a26.233.638.6
Robbery3n/a39.3101.6101.9
Assault5n/a65.6174.8237.8
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)131315373
Burglary22n/a288.4309.8491.4
Theft145n/a1,901.11,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a26.294.8220.2
Property crime169n/a (estimate)2,2161,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Ellwood City, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Ellwood City, 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 Ellwood City, PA crime rates are 10% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 18% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Ellwood City, PA has a rate that is 58% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 65% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Ellwood City, PA is 22% higher than its state's mean, and 11% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ellwood City is 18% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.43 daily crimes that occur in Ellwood City.
  • Ellwood City is safer than 57% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ellwood City you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ellwood City has increased by 27%.

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

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ellwood 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 Ellwood City, PA are 1.10 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.22 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ellwood City, PA are 2.40 times less than than Pennsylvania and 2.84 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ellwood City, PA are 1.22 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.12 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ellwood City (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Ellwood City, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Ellwood City, PA ranks safer than 44% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 57% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Ellwood City, PA. As a result, Ellwood City, PA is ranked above average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ellwood City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ellwood City is 1 in 763
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ellwood City is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ellwood City is 1 in 43
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Ellwood City, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Ellwood City, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 763. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 46 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Ellwood City, PA is 1 in 43.

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

A good indicator of whether Ellwood City, PA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Ellwood City, PA has increased by 1%, while the property crime rate in Ellwood City, PA has increased by 29% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ellwood City, PA has increased by 27% year over year.

Ellwood City police department

ItemEllwood CityPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
There are a total of 12 Ellwood City police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 16.7% less than the Pennsylvania average and 53.4% 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
Bessemer, PA1,220000
Callery, PA465000
Portersville, PA266000
New Beaver, PA1,58306969
Prospect, PA1,26308888
Ellwood City, PA7,7431312,2162,347

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Ellwood City, PA7,7431312,2162,347
Source: The Ellwood City, 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.