Reported Annual Crime In Shippensburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShippensburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime71n/a (estimate)1,2752,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShippensburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape0n/a0.034.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault2n/a35.9180.1248.5
Violent crime2n/a (estimate)36316386
Burglary6n/a107.8277.8468.9
Theft61n/a1,095.61,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a35.9102.1236.9
Property crime69n/a (estimate)1,2391,7432,451
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Shippensburg, PA. The total number of reported crimes in Shippensburg, PA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Shippensburg, PA crime rate is 38% lower than the Pennsylvania average and is 55% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Shippensburg, PA has a violent crime rate that is 89% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 91% lower than the national average. For property crime, Shippensburg, PA is 29% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 49% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Guilford, PA2,25797532629
Scotland, PA1,206100549649
Marion, PA1,050110608718
Mont Alto, PA1,743131723854
Newville, PA1,363141776917
Biglerville, PA1,1070991991
Fayetteville, PA3,1391749601,134
Shippensburg, PA5,479361,2391,275

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shippensburg is 55% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 3.49 daily crimes that occur in Shippensburg.
  • Shippensburg is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shippensburg you have a 1 in 79 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shippensburg has decreased by 2%.

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Daily Crime In Shippensburg (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.61 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.22 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Shippensburg, PA is 8.81 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 10.75 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Shippensburg, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.41 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.98 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Shippensburg (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Shippensburg, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Shippensburg, PA being safer than 74% of cities in Pennsylvania and 82% 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 Shippensburg, PA. In conclusion, Shippensburg, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shippensburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 2785
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 79
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg, PA, you have a 1 in 2785 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 81. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Shippensburg, PA is 1 in 79.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Shippensburg, PA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Shippensburg, PA has not changed, the amount of property crime in Shippensburg, PA has decreased by 2%, and the total amount of crime in Shippensburg, PA has decreased by 2% year to year.

Shippensburg police department

ItemShippensburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 10 Shippensburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% less than the Pennsylvania average and 44.7% 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
Canal Fulton, OH5,479361,3301,366
Titusville, PA5,4791871,8132,000
Edgerton, WI5,4781081,6561,764
Rockwood, TN5,4804445,5566,000
Sunnyvale, TX5,4801418981,039
Shippensburg, PA5,479361,2391,275
Source: The Shippensburg, 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.