Reported Annual Crime In Prospect Park

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect Park/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime121n/a (estimate)1,8642,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleProspect Park/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape1n/a15.433.638.6
Robbery4n/a61.6101.6101.9
Assault9n/a138.7174.8237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)216315373
Burglary8n/a123.2309.8491.4
Theft96n/a1,479.01,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft3n/a46.294.8220.2
Property crime107n/a (estimate)1,6481,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Prospect Park, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Prospect Park, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Prospect Park, PA crime rates are 12% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 35% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Prospect Park, PA has a rate that is 32% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 42% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Prospect Park, PA is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 34% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Prospect Park is 35% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.11 daily crimes that occur in Prospect Park.
  • Prospect Park is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Prospect Park you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Prospect Park has decreased by 3%.

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Daily Crime In Prospect Park (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Prospect Park, PA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Pennsylvania as well as those across America as a whole. The Prospect Park, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.14 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.53 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Prospect Park, PA is 1.46 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 1.73 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Prospect Park, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.10 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.51 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Prospect Park (higher is better)

How safe is Prospect Park, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Prospect Park, PA is safer than 40% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 53% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Prospect Park, PA. Overall, Prospect Park, PA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Prospect Park

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 464
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in Prospect Park is 1 in 54
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Prospect Park, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Prospect Park, PA, then there is a 1 in 464 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 61. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 54 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Prospect Park, PA.

Year Over Year Crime In Prospect Park (per 100,000 people)

An ideal indicator of whether Prospect Park, 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 Prospect Park, PA has decreased by 36% and the rate of property crime in Prospect Park, PA has increased by 4%. The total crime rate in Prospect Park, PA has decreased by 3% year to year.

Prospect Park police department

ItemProspect ParkPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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
Tavistock, NJ9000
Devon, PA1,79044254299
Berwyn, PA3,22260345405
Wyncote, PA3,30760345405
Chester Heights, PA2,56864368432
Prospect Park, PA2882161,6481,864

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Source: The Prospect Park, 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.