Reported Annual Crime In Media

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedia/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime92n/a (estimate)1,7132,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMedia/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape2n/a37.234.740.4
Robbery5n/a93.196.4102.8
Assault27n/a502.8180.1248.5
Violent crime34n/a (estimate)633316386
Burglary3n/a55.9277.8468.9
Theft54n/a1,005.61,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft1n/a18.6102.1236.9
Property crime58n/a (estimate)1,0801,7432,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Media, 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 Media, 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 Media, PA averages 17% lower than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 40% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Media, PA is 100% higher than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 64% higher than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 38% lower than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 56% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Media, PA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Devon, PA1,79044245289
Eagleview, PA2,05250273323
Wyncote, PA3,30760332392
Berwyn, PA3,22260332392
Chester Heights, PA2,56864353418
Greenville, DE2,28680434514
Flourtown, PA4,80282453535
Media, PA5,3416331,0801,713

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Media is 40% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.69 daily crimes that occur in Media.
  • Media is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Media you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Media has decreased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Media (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Media, 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 Media, PA are 1.20 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.66 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Media, PA are 2.00 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.64 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Media, PA are 1.61 times less than than Pennsylvania and 2.27 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Media (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Media, PA compared to other areas of Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Media, PA safer than 10% when compared to other Pennsylvania cities, and 19% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Media, PA. At this time, Media, PA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Media

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Media is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Media is 1 in 93
The chance of being a victim of crime in Media is 1 in 59
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Media, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Media, PA you have a 1 in 158 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 93 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 59 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Media, PA.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Media, 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 Media, PA has increased by 47%, the amount of property crime in Media, PA has decreased by 25%, and the total amount of crime in Media, PA has decreased by 8% year to year.

Media police department

ItemMediaPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2414,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents4.51.83.3
There are a total of 24 Media police officers. This results in 4.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 146.1% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 37.6% greater 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Walterboro, SC5,3391,1238,5489,671
Solvang, CA5,3452221,3521,574
Waterford, WI5,3462301,4511,681
Englewood Cliffs, NJ5,34619815834
New Castle, DE5,3465933,5054,099
Media, PA5,3416331,0801,713
Source: The Media, 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.