Reported Annual Crime In Harrisburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarrisburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)3,273 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHarrisburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)484 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,788 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Harrisburg is 14% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.97 daily crimes that occur in Harrisburg.
  • Harrisburg is safer than 22% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Harrisburg you have a 1 in 31 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Harrisburg has decreased by 32%.

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Daily Crime In Harrisburg (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Harrisburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Harrisburg is 1 in 207
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Harrisburg is 1 in 36
The chance of being a victim of crime in Harrisburg is 1 in 31

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

Harrisburg police department

ItemHarrisburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)23014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.61.83.3
There are a total of 230 Harrisburg police officers. This results in 4.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 153.1% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 41.5% greater 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
Royalton, PA1,0540285285
Halifax, PA9100361361
Shiremanstown, PA1,606127254381
Colony Park, PA1,09363363426
Boiling Springs, PA2,82285491577
Harrisburg, PA49,2974842,7883,273

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Burien, WA49,2913924,7285,120
Huntersville, NC49,2791381,7011,840
Cuyahoga Falls, OH49,3161022,4062,508
Coral Gables, FL49,3191433,1973,340
Doral, FL49,3631453,6263,771
Harrisburg, PA49,2974842,7883,273
Source: The Harrisburg, 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.