Reported Annual Crime In Jenkintown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJenkintown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime42n/a (estimate)9442,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJenkintown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault1n/a22.5174.8237.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)22315373
Burglary4n/a89.9309.8491.4
Theft37n/a831.51,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.094.8220.2
Property crime41n/a (estimate)9211,8132,487
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Jenkintown, PA. All reported Jenkintown, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Jenkintown, PA overall crime rate is 56% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 67% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Jenkintown, PA, the rate is 93% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 94% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Jenkintown, PA comes in at 49% lower than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 63% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Jenkintown is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.59 daily crimes that occur in Jenkintown.
  • Jenkintown is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Jenkintown you have a 1 in 106 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Jenkintown has increased by 82%.

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Daily Crime In Jenkintown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Jenkintown, 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 Jenkintown, PA are 2.25 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.03 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Jenkintown, PA are 14.02 times less than than Pennsylvania and 16.58 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Jenkintown, PA are 1.97 times less than than Pennsylvania and 2.70 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Jenkintown (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Jenkintown, 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 Jenkintown, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Jenkintown, PA is 81% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 89% 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, Jenkintown, PA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Jenkintown, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Jenkintown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Jenkintown is 1 in 4451
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Jenkintown is 1 in 109
The chance of being a victim of crime in Jenkintown is 1 in 106
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Jenkintown, PA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Jenkintown, PA, you have a 1 in 4451 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 109. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Jenkintown, PA is 1 in 106.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Jenkintown, PA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Jenkintown, PA has decreased by 76% and the rate of property crime in Jenkintown, PA has increased by 115%. The total crime rate in Jenkintown, PA has increased by 82% year to year.

Jenkintown police department

ItemJenkintownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.91.83.3
There are a total of 13 Jenkintown police officers. This results in 2.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 59.7% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 10.7% 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
Langhorne, PA1,50344254299
Woodside, PA2,71449284334
Churchville, PA3,84360345405
Skippack, PA3,85660345405
Spring House, PA3,67360345405
Jenkintown, PA4,44122921944

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Greenville, KY4,44291456548
Farley, KY4,4431891,8842,074
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Source: The Jenkintown, 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.