Reported Annual Crime In Oil City

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOil City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime195n/a (estimate)1,9212,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleOil City/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a9.95.14.9
Rape2n/a19.733.638.6
Robbery1n/a9.9101.6101.9
Assault7n/a69.0174.8237.8
Violent crime11n/a (estimate)108315373
Burglary11n/a108.4309.8491.4
Theft169n/a1,665.21,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft4n/a39.494.8220.2
Property crime184n/a (estimate)1,8131,8132,487
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Oil City, PA. The total number of reported crimes in Oil City, PA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Oil City, PA crime rate is 10% lower than the Pennsylvania average and is 33% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Oil City, PA has a violent crime rate that is 66% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 71% lower than the national average. For property crime, Oil City, PA is equal to the Pennsylvania average and 27% lower than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Oil City is 33% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.26 daily crimes that occur in Oil City.
  • Oil City is safer than 65% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Oil City you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Oil City has decreased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Oil City (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Oil City, 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 Oil City, PA are 1.11 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.49 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Oil City, PA are 2.91 times less than than Pennsylvania and 3.44 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Oil City, PA are 1.00 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.37 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Oil City (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Oil City, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Oil City, PA has been ranked safer than 52% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Oil City, PA is safer than 65% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Pennsylvania and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Oil City, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Oil City, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Oil City

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Oil City is 1 in 923
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Oil City is 1 in 56
The chance of being a victim of crime in Oil City is 1 in 53
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Oil City, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Oil City, PA you have a 1 in 923 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 56 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 53 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Oil City, PA.

Year Over Year Crime In Oil City (per 100,000 people)

The year over year crime rate for Oil City, PA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Oil City, PA has become a safer or more dangerous place to live. For example, the above graph shows the year over year crime rate for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have decreased by 31% in Oil City, PA, while property crimes in Oil City, PA have decreased by 7%. Crimes in total for Oil City, PA have decreased by 9% year over year.

Oil City police department

ItemOil CityPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2314,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
There are a total of 23 Oil City police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 19.8% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 33% 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
Marianne, PA1,354125722847
Hasson Heights, PA1,390141813954
Seneca, PA1,335146842988
Woodland Heights, PA1,167147844991
Sugarcreek, PA5,2381171,1501,267
Oil City, PA10,3831081,8131,921

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Morro Bay, CA10,3834332,5993,032
Pine Hill, NJ10,3833812,5412,921
Northbrook, OH10,3843673,2493,616
Chesapeake Ranch Estates, MD10,3855102,5833,093
Heath, OH10,3813245,4125,736
Oil City, PA10,3831081,8131,921
Source: The Oil City, 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.