Reported Annual Crime In Kutztown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKutztown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)1,7752,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKutztown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery1n/a19.9101.6101.9
Assault4n/a79.8174.8237.8
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)100315373
Burglary16n/a319.0309.8491.4
Theft67n/a1,336.01,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a19.994.8220.2
Property crime84n/a (estimate)1,6751,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Kutztown, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Kutztown, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Kutztown, PA crime rates are 17% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 38% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Kutztown, PA has a rate that is 68% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 73% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Kutztown, PA is 8% lower than its state's mean, and 33% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Kutztown is 38% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.86 daily crimes that occur in Kutztown.
  • Kutztown is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Kutztown you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Kutztown has decreased by 18%.

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Daily Crime In Kutztown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Kutztown, 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 Kutztown, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.20 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.61 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Kutztown, PA is 3.16 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 3.74 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Kutztown, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.08 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.48 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Kutztown (higher is better)

How safe is Kutztown, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Kutztown, PA is safer than 55% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 68% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Kutztown, PA. Overall, Kutztown, PA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kutztown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kutztown is 1 in 1003
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kutztown is 1 in 60
The chance of being a victim of crime in Kutztown is 1 in 57
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Kutztown, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Kutztown, PA you have a 1 in 1003 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 60 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 57 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Kutztown, PA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Kutztown, PA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Kutztown, PA has decreased by 55%, while the property crime rate in Kutztown, PA has decreased by 14% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Kutztown, PA has decreased by 18% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Kutztown police department

ItemKutztownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.41.83.3
There are a total of 12 Kutztown police officers. This results in 2.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.7% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 27% 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
Alburtis, PA2,37241249290
Laurys Station, PA1,23667386453
Schnecksville, PA2,61480462542
Macungie, PA3,10632576608
New Berlinville, PA1,45390518608
Kutztown, PA5,0161001,6751,775

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Suncook, NH5,0171901,6661,856
Sissonville, WV5,0172411,4431,685
Santa Venetia, CA5,0172481,5261,774
Fishhook, AK5,0156152,3722,987
Ahoskie, NC5,0175055,9546,458
Kutztown, PA5,0161001,6751,775
Source: The Kutztown, 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.