Reported Annual Crime In Rochester

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime216n/a (estimate)6,0832,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleRochester/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a28.25.25.3
Rape7n/a197.134.740.4
Robbery1n/a28.296.4102.8
Assault4n/a112.6180.1248.5
Violent crime13n/a (estimate)366316386
Burglary45n/a1,267.3277.8468.9
Theft153n/a4,308.61,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft5n/a140.8102.1236.9
Property crime203n/a (estimate)5,7171,7432,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Rochester, PA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 195% higher than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 114% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Rochester, PA shows a crime rate that is 16% higher than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 5% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Rochester, PA is shown to be 228% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 133% higher than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
South Heights, PA414000
Prospect, PA1,263000
Callery, PA465000
New Beaver, PA1,58369069
Bradford Woods, PA1,24944245289
Edgeworth, PA1,65044245289
Seven Fields, PA2,88650273323
Rochester, PA3,6283665,7176,083

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Rochester is 114% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.67 daily crimes that occur in Rochester.
  • Rochester is safer than 15% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Rochester you have a 1 in 17 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Rochester has increased by 13%.

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Daily Crime In Rochester (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Rochester, PA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Pennsylvania. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Rochester, PA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Pennsylvania state wide, are 2.95 times more than the state average and 2.14 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Rochester, PA on a daily bases are 1.16 times more than than Pennsylvania average and 1.06 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Rochester, PA are 3.28 times more than the daily state average and 2.33 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Rochester (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Rochester, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Rochester, PA has been ranked safer than 9% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Rochester, PA is safer than 15% 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 Rochester, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Rochester, PA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Rochester

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Rochester is 1 in 274
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Rochester is 1 in 18
The chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester is 1 in 17
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Rochester, PA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Rochester, PA, you have a 1 in 274 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 18. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Rochester, PA is 1 in 17.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Rochester, 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 Rochester, PA has decreased by 23% and the rate of property crime in Rochester, PA has increased by 17%. The total crime rate in Rochester, PA has increased by 13% year to year.

Rochester police department

ItemRochesterPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)814,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
There are a total of 8 Rochester 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.

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Osage, IA3,6283281,3661,694
Hiram, GA3,6282869,5059,792
Senoia, GA3,627471,0871,134
Palmyra, MO3,630282,7092,737
Strathmore, CA3,6263391,9452,284
Rochester, PA3,6283665,7176,083
Source: The Rochester, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.