Reported Annual Crime In Hanover

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanover/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime477n/a (estimate)3,0792,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHanover/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape3n/a19.433.638.6
Robbery6n/a38.7101.6101.9
Assault15n/a96.8174.8237.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)155315373
Burglary27n/a174.3309.8491.4
Theft419n/a2,704.31,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a45.294.8220.2
Property crime453n/a (estimate)2,9241,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hanover, 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 Hanover, 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 Hanover, PA averages 45% higher than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 8% higher than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Hanover, PA is 51% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 58% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 61% higher than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 18% higher than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Hanover, PA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hanover is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.43 daily crimes that occur in Hanover.
  • Hanover is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hanover you have a 1 in 33 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hanover has increased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In Hanover (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Hanover, PA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Pennsylvania as well as those across America as a whole. The Hanover, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.45 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.08 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Hanover, PA is 2.03 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 2.41 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Hanover, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.61 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.18 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Hanover (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Hanover, PA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Hanover, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Hanover, PA is 32% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 46% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Pennsylvania cities and all around the United States, Hanover, PA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Hanover, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hanover

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hanover is 1 in 646
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hanover is 1 in 35
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hanover is 1 in 33
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Hanover, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Hanover, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 646. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 35 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 Hanover, PA is 1 in 33.

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

Determining whether Hanover, 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. Hanover, PA has decreased by 32% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Hanover, PA has increased by 6% in the same time frame.

Hanover police department

ItemHanoverPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2814,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 28 Hanover police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.3% less than the Pennsylvania average and 44.2% 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
Manchester, MD4,81021435456
Hanover, PA15,3651552,9243,079

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Storrs, CT15,3743272,7193,046
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Source: The Hanover, 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.