Reported Annual Crime In Pittston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,413 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)357 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,056 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pittston is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.61 daily crimes that occur in Pittston.
  • Pittston is safer than 35% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pittston you have a 1 in 42 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pittston has decreased by 21%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittston is 1 in 280
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittston is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittston is 1 in 42

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

Pittston police department

ItemPittstonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)714,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.91.83.3
There are a total of 7 Pittston police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.5% less than the Pennsylvania average and 72.3% 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
Mayfield, PA1,665000
Glenburn, PA1,05861352413
Clarks Summit, PA5,101123292415
Clarks Green, PA1,38776438515
Laflin, PA1,57781467549
Pittston, PA7,7023572,0562,413

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Crestwood Village, NJ7,7033452,1972,542
Ripon, WI7,6991411,2451,386
Princeton, IL7,6982581,4681,726
Winslow, ME7,709921,0791,171
Wading River, NY7,6942018481,049
Pittston, PA7,7023572,0562,413
Source: The Pittston, 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.