Reported Annual Crime In Northampton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthampton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime128n/a (estimate)1,2912,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleNorthampton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault2n/a20.2174.8237.8
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)20315373
Burglary15n/a151.3309.8491.4
Theft104n/a1,049.21,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft7n/a70.694.8220.2
Property crime126n/a (estimate)1,2711,8132,487
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Northampton, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Northampton, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Northampton, PA is 39% lower than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 55% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Northampton, PA has 94% lower than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 95% lower than the national average. In property crime, Northampton, PA is 30% lower than the average of Pennsylvania and is 49% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Northampton is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.54 daily crimes that occur in Northampton.
  • Northampton is safer than 85% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Northampton you have a 1 in 78 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Northampton has decreased by 4%.

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Daily Crime In Northampton (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Northampton, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Northampton, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.65 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.21 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Northampton, PA are 15.62 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 18.47 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Northampton, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.43 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.96 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Northampton (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Northampton, 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 Northampton, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Northampton, PA is 77% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 85% 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, Northampton, PA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Northampton, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Northampton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Northampton is 1 in 4956
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Northampton is 1 in 79
The chance of being a victim of crime in Northampton is 1 in 78
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Northampton, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Northampton, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 4956. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 79 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 Northampton, PA is 1 in 78.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Northampton, PA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Northampton, PA has decreased by 60% and the rate of property crime in Northampton, PA has decreased by 2%. The total crime rate in Northampton, PA has decreased by 4% year to year.

Northampton police department

ItemNorthamptonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.21.83.3
There are a total of 12 Northampton police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 34% less than the Pennsylvania average and 63.1% 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.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Stockertown, PA1,057109109217
Alburtis, PA2,37241249290
Tatamy, PA1,0150352352
Cherryville, PA1,43359339397
Laurys Station, PA1,23667386453
Northampton, PA9,921201,2711,291

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
London, OH9,9241882,7242,913
Delhi, CA9,9185863,6014,187
George Mason, VA9,9281141,0891,204
Troy, IL9,931150699848
Weddington, NC9,9061229651,087
Northampton, PA9,921201,2711,291
Source: The Northampton, 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.