Reported Annual Crime In Hellertown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHellertown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime95n/a (estimate)1,6242,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHellertown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a17.133.638.6
Robbery2n/a34.2101.6101.9
Assault14n/a239.4174.8237.8
Violent crime17n/a (estimate)291315373
Burglary8n/a136.8309.8491.4
Theft70n/a1,197.01,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.094.8220.2
Property crime78n/a (estimate)1,3341,8132,487
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Hellertown, 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 Hellertown, 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 Hellertown, 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 Hellertown, PA is 8% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 22% 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 Hellertown, PA area.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hellertown is 43% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.45 daily crimes that occur in Hellertown.
  • Hellertown is safer than 47% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hellertown you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hellertown has increased by 22%.

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Compare Hellertown, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hellertown (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Hellertown, 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 Hellertown, 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 Hellertown, PA on a daily bases are 1.08 times less than than Pennsylvania average and 1.28 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Hellertown, PA are 1.36 times less than the daily state average and 1.86 times less than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Hellertown (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Hellertown, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Hellertown, PA being safer than 33% of cities in Pennsylvania and 47% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Hellertown, PA. In conclusion, Hellertown, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hellertown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hellertown is 1 in 344
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hellertown is 1 in 75
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hellertown is 1 in 62
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Hellertown, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Hellertown, 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 75 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 62 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Hellertown, PA.

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

Determining whether Hellertown, 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. Hellertown, PA has increased by 89% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 13% year over year. Total crimes for Hellertown, PA has increased by 22% in the same time frame.

Hellertown police department

ItemHellertownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1114,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 11 Hellertown police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.7% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.1% 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
Alburtis, PA2,37241249290
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Milford Square, PA1,05553307360
Cherryville, PA1,43359339397
Hellertown, PA5,8812911,3341,624

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Woods Creek, WA5,8811672,0352,202
West Yarmouth, MA5,8823581,5491,907
Lewistown, MT5,8795812,0832,664
Dahlonega, GA5,8841451,1601,306
Rockford, MI5,8763421,3191,660
Hellertown, PA5,8812911,3341,624
Source: The Hellertown, 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.