Kensington, Philadelphia, PA Crime Rates & Statistics

Kensington, Philadelphia crime information

StatisticKensington /100KPhiladelphia /100KPennsylvania /100K
Violent crime1,792 (estimate)1,193349
Property crime5,847 (estimate)3,8942,166
Total crime index7,639 (estimate)5,0882,515
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  • The estimated Kensington crime index is 50% higher than the Philadelphia average and and the Philadelphia crime index is 102% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The estimated Kensington violent crime rate is 50% higher than the Philadelphia average and and the Philadelphia violent crime rate is 242% higher than the Pennsylvania average.
  • The estimated Kensington property crime rate is 50% higher than the Philadelphia average and and the Philadelphia property crime rate is 79% higher than the Pennsylvania average.

Kensington, Philadelphia police department

ItemKensingtonPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Total police officersn/a7,62315,254
Police officers /1000 residents5.35.31.7
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There are a total of 0 Kensington, Philadelphia police officers. This results in 5.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is equal to the Philadelphia average and 209.8% greater than the Pennsylvania average.

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  • Kensington is safer than 8.9% of the neighborhoods in Philadelphia.
  • The crime rate in Kensington, Philadelphia is less than 2% of the cities in Pennsylvania.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a crime in Kensington is 1 in 14.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a violent crime in Kensington is 1 in 56.
  • The estimated chance of being a victim of a property crime in Kensington is 1 in 18.

Philadelphia crime comparison

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Philadelphia violent crime breakdown

CrimePhiladelphiaPhiladelphia /100KPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Murder3242155
Rape833542627
Robbery8,246539123113
Assault8,865579194242

Philadelphia property crime breakdown

CrimePhiladelphiaPhiladelphia /100KPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Burglary12,057788446670
Theft40,1132,6201,6031,959
Vehichle theft7,447486118230

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania9,86980192

There are a total of 9,869 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 80 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 58% less than the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Philadelphia, PA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Kensington, Philadelphia0Riverfront, Philadelphia2.4
Fishtown, Philadelphia1Richmond, Philadelphia2.5
Hartranft, Philadelphia1City Center East, Philadelphia2.5
Harrowgate, Philadelphia1.3Juniata Park-Feltonville, Philadelphia2.6
Fairhill, Philadelphia1.4Tioga-Nicetown, Philadelphia2.6
Poplar-Ludlow-Yorktowne, Philadelphia1.5Brewerytown, Philadelphia2.7
Hunting Park, Philadelphia2.1Fairmount-Spring Garden, Philadelphia2.8
North Central, Philadelphia2.2Alleghany West, Philadelphia3
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Cities near Philadelphia, PA

CityMilesCityMiles
Philadelphia, PA1.5Gloucester City, NJ6
Camden, NJ3.3Oaklyn, NJ6
Pennsauken, NJ4.2Audubon Park, NJ6.1
Merchantville, NJ4.7Riverton, NJ6.5
Woodlynne, NJ4.8Cherry Hill Mall, NJ6.8
Collingswood, NJ5.3Audubon, NJ7
Palmyra, NJ5.6Brooklawn, NJ7
Golden Triangle, NJ5.9Mount Ephraim, NJ7.2
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