Reported Annual Crime In Punxsutawney

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePunxsutawney/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime66n/a (estimate)1,1252,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePunxsutawney/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape2n/a34.133.638.6
Robbery2n/a34.1101.6101.9
Assault2n/a34.1174.8237.8
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)102315373
Burglary8n/a136.4309.8491.4
Theft51n/a869.31,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft1n/a17.094.8220.2
Property crime60n/a (estimate)1,0231,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Punxsutawney, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Punxsutawney, 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 Punxsutawney, PA crime rates are 47% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 61% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Punxsutawney, PA has a rate that is 68% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 73% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Punxsutawney, PA is 44% lower than its state's mean, and 59% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Punxsutawney is 61% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.08 daily crimes that occur in Punxsutawney.
  • Punxsutawney is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Punxsutawney you have a 1 in 89 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Punxsutawney has increased by 21%.

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Daily Crime In Punxsutawney (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Punxsutawney, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Punxsutawney, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.89 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.54 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Punxsutawney, PA is 3.08 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.64 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Punxsutawney, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.77 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.43 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Punxsutawney (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Punxsutawney, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Punxsutawney, PA being safer than 65% of cities in Pennsylvania and 77% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Punxsutawney, PA. In conclusion, Punxsutawney, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Punxsutawney

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Punxsutawney is 1 in 978
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Punxsutawney is 1 in 98
The chance of being a victim of crime in Punxsutawney is 1 in 89
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Punxsutawney, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Punxsutawney, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 978. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 98 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 Punxsutawney, PA is 1 in 89.

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

The year over year crime rate for Punxsutawney, PA is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining whether living in Punxsutawney, 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 increased by 500% in Punxsutawney, PA, while property crimes in Punxsutawney, PA have increased by 12%. Crimes in total for Punxsutawney, PA have increased by 21% year over year.

Punxsutawney police department

ItemPunxsutawneyPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1114,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 11 Punxsutawney police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.3% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.4% 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
Sykesville, PA1,23388088
Reynoldsville, PA2,746184331516
Sandy, PA1,3501589081,066
Falls Creek, PA1,1931589091,067
Atwood, PA1103862,2192,605
Punxsutawney, PA5,9271021,0231,125

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Gunnison, CO5,9274173,0383,456
Surfside, FL5,9271492,1142,263
Lucas, TX5,9281349211,055
Glendale, MO5,92601,7721,772
Stone Mountain, GA5,9243983,1793,577
Punxsutawney, PA5,9271021,0231,125
Source: The Punxsutawney, 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.