Reported Annual Crime In Gettysburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGettysburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime124n/a (estimate)1,6232,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGettysburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a13.133.638.6
Robbery8n/a104.7101.6101.9
Assault12n/a157.1174.8237.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)275315373
Burglary17n/a222.5309.8491.4
Theft84n/a1,099.51,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a26.294.8220.2
Property crime103n/a (estimate)1,3481,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Gettysburg, 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 Gettysburg, 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 Gettysburg, PA averages 24% lower than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 43% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Gettysburg, PA is 13% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 26% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 26% lower than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 46% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Gettysburg, PA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Gettysburg is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.45 daily crimes that occur in Gettysburg.
  • Gettysburg is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Gettysburg you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Gettysburg has decreased by 22%.

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Daily Crime In Gettysburg (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Gettysburg, PA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Pennsylvania. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Gettysburg, PA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Pennsylvania state wide, are 1.31 times less than the state average and 1.76 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Gettysburg, PA on a daily bases are 1.15 times less than than Pennsylvania average and 1.36 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Gettysburg, PA are 1.34 times less than the daily state average and 1.84 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Gettysburg (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Gettysburg, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Gettysburg, PA ranks safer than 36% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 49% 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 Gettysburg, PA. As a result, Gettysburg, PA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Gettysburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Gettysburg is 1 in 364
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Gettysburg is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Gettysburg is 1 in 62
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Gettysburg, 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 Gettysburg, PA, then there is a 1 in 364 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 75. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 62 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Gettysburg, PA.

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

Determining whether Gettysburg, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Gettysburg, PA has decreased by 27% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Gettysburg, PA has decreased by 22% in the same time frame.

Gettysburg police department

ItemGettysburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
There are a total of 17 Gettysburg police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.9% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 31.8% 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
East Berlin, PA1,380000
Bonneauville, PA1,9370220220
Bendersville, PA7410312312
Lake Heritage, PA1,56047271319
Lake Meade, PA2,62494542636
Gettysburg, PA7,6322751,3481,623

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Collinsville, VA7,6322482,3602,608
Sandston, VA7,6312382,2662,504
Monessen, PA7,6309223,2344,156
Butler, NJ7,636781,0751,153
St. Martin, MS7,6272442,5032,747
Gettysburg, PA7,6322751,3481,623
Source: The Gettysburg, 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.