Reported Annual Crime In Mercersburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime24n/a (estimate)1,5412,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape1n/a64.234.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault1n/a64.2180.1248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)128316386
Burglary6n/a385.4277.8468.9
Theft16n/a1,027.61,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0102.1236.9
Property crime22n/a (estimate)1,4131,7432,451

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Marion, PA1,050110608718
McConnellsburg, PA1,015129709838
Greencastle, PA4,023123741864
State Line, PA2,562142784926
Paramount-Long Meadow, MD2,4071828831,065
Wilson-Conococheague, MD2,1172421,1721,414
Hancock, MD1,7763231,1631,486
Mercersburg, PA1,4781281,4131,541

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mercersburg is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.22 daily crimes that occur in Mercersburg.
  • Mercersburg is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mercersburg you have a 1 in 65 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mercersburg has increased by 20%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mercersburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 779
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 71
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 65

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

Mercersburg police department

ItemMercersburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
There are a total of 2 Mercersburg police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.6% less than the Pennsylvania average and 61.2% 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
East Valley, NV1,47895363458
Laguna Park, TX1,4781871,1911,378
Leoti, KS1,4781821,2931,475
Stratford, OK1,478652,1472,212
Cosmopolis, WA1,4790821821
Mercersburg, PA1,4781281,4131,541
Source: The Mercersburg, 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.