Reported Annual Crime In Kingston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime289n/a (estimate)2,2322,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKingston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape4n/a30.933.638.6
Robbery10n/a77.2101.6101.9
Assault10n/a77.2174.8237.8
Violent crime24n/a (estimate)185315373
Burglary39n/a301.2309.8491.4
Theft221n/a1,706.71,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a38.694.8220.2
Property crime265n/a (estimate)2,0461,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Kingston, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Kingston, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Kingston, PA is 5% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 22% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Kingston, PA has 41% lower than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 50% lower than the national average. In property crime, Kingston, PA is 13% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 18% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kingston is 22% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.11 daily crimes that occur in Kingston.
  • Kingston is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kingston you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kingston has decreased by 14%.

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Daily Crime In Kingston (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Kingston, PA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national scale. In Kingston, PA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.05 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.28 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Kingston, PA is 1.70 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.01 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Kingston, PA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.13 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.22 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Kingston (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Kingston, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kingston, PA has been ranked safer than 40% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Kingston, PA is safer than 53% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Pennsylvania and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Kingston, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kingston, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kingston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kingston is 1 in 540
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kingston is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kingston is 1 in 45
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Kingston, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kingston, PA you have a 1 in 540 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 49 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 45 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kingston, PA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Kingston, PA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Kingston, PA has increased by 21%, the amount of property crime in Kingston, PA has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Kingston, PA has decreased by 14% year to year.

Kingston police department

ItemKingstonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
There are a total of 20 Kingston police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 17% less than the Pennsylvania average and 53.6% 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
Laflin, PA1,57781467549
Old Forge, PA8,26561488549
Courtdale, PA6780684684
Sugar Notch, PA953206514719
Trucksville, PA2,023122702824
Kingston, PA13,1051852,0462,232

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Harrison, AR13,1037445,7216,465
Beeville, TX13,1023213,5043,824
Spring Lake, NC13,1015464,1454,692
Soddy-Daisy, TN13,1092422,5812,823
Glen Carbon, IL13,095231,0191,043
Kingston, PA13,1051852,0462,232
Source: The Kingston, 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.