Reported Annual Crime In Middletown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime153n/a (estimate)1,6722,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMiddletown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape1n/a10.934.740.4
Robbery3n/a32.896.4102.8
Assault24n/a262.2180.1248.5
Violent crime28n/a (estimate)306316386
Burglary55n/a600.9277.8468.9
Theft70n/a764.81,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0102.1236.9
Property crime125n/a (estimate)1,3661,7432,451
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Middletown, 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 Middletown, 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 Middletown, PA averages 19% lower than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 41% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Middletown, PA is 3% lower than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 21% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 22% lower than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 44% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Middletown, PA area.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Shiremanstown, PA1,6066363126
Colony Park, PA1,09363349413
Cleona, PA2,2480466466
Rheems, PA1,64797535632
Bainbridge, PA1,68999548647
Skyline View, PA3,439102565668
Jonestown borough, PA1,603111614726
Middletown, PA8,9093061,3661,672

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Middletown is 41% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.58 daily crimes that occur in Middletown.
  • Middletown is safer than 45% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Middletown you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Middletown has increased by 29%.

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Daily Crime In Middletown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Middletown, 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 Middletown, PA are 1.23 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.70 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Middletown, PA are 1.03 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.26 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Middletown, PA are 1.28 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.79 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Middletown (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Middletown, PA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Middletown, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Middletown, PA is 35% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 45% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Pennsylvania cities and all around the United States, Middletown, PA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Middletown, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Middletown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Middletown is 1 in 327
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Middletown is 1 in 74
The chance of being a victim of crime in Middletown is 1 in 60
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Middletown, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Middletown, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 327. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 74 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Middletown, PA is 1 in 60.

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

Determining whether Middletown, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Middletown, PA has increased by 81% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 21% year over year. Total crimes for Middletown, PA has increased by 29% in the same time frame.

Middletown police department

ItemMiddletownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2114,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
There are a total of 21 Middletown police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 28.6% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 28.1% 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Glenshaw, PA8,9082611,4391,700
Versailles, KY8,908581,5161,574
Wakefield-Peacedale, RI8,9111761,3961,572
Good Hope, CA8,9116213,5634,184
Mecca, CA8,9126253,5834,208
Middletown, PA8,9093061,3661,672
Source: The Middletown, 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.