Reported Annual Crime In Lehighton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLehighton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,080 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLehighton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)319 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,761 (estimate)1,7432,451

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Lehighton, PA5,4273191,7612,080

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lehighton is 27% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.7 daily crimes that occur in Lehighton.
  • Lehighton is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lehighton you have a 1 in 49 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lehighton has decreased by 26%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lehighton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lehighton is 1 in 314
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lehighton is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lehighton is 1 in 49

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

Lehighton police department

ItemLehightonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 10 Lehighton police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% less than the Pennsylvania average and 44.3% 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.

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Woodside, CA5,427145830975
Brewton, AL5,4268273,7134,540
Pelican Bay, FL5,4261408741,014
Pawcatuck, CT5,4282081,6541,861
St. Clair, MI5,4282051,3231,528
Lehighton, PA5,4273191,7612,080
Source: The Lehighton, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.