Reported Annual Crime In Slatington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSlatington/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime136n/a (estimate)3,1812,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSlatington/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery2n/a46.8101.6101.9
Assault2n/a46.8174.8237.8
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)94315373
Burglary14n/a327.4309.8491.4
Theft113n/a2,642.71,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft5n/a116.994.8220.2
Property crime132n/a (estimate)3,0871,8132,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Slatington, 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 49% higher than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 11% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Slatington, PA shows a crime rate that is 70% lower than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 75% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Slatington, PA is shown to be 70% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 24% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Slatington is 11% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8.71 daily crimes that occur in Slatington.
  • Slatington is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Slatington you have a 1 in 32 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Slatington has increased by 35%.

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Daily Crime In Slatington (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Slatington, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Slatington, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.49 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.11 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Slatington, PA is 3.37 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.98 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Slatington, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.70 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.24 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Slatington (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Slatington, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Slatington, PA being safer than 37% of cities in Pennsylvania and 50% 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 Slatington, PA. In conclusion, Slatington, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Slatington

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Slatington is 1 in 1069
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Slatington is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Slatington is 1 in 32
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Slatington, 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 Slatington, PA, you have a 1 in 1069 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 33. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Slatington, PA is 1 in 32.

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

Determining whether Slatington, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Slatington, PA has decreased by 50% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Slatington, PA has increased by 35% in the same time frame.

Slatington police department

ItemSlatingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 6 Slatington police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 23.2% less than the Pennsylvania average and 57.1% 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
Cherryville, PA1,43359339397
Laurys Station, PA1,23667386453
Schnecksville, PA2,61480462542
Brodheadsville, PA1,74684481565
Egypt, PA2,42993536629
Slatington, PA4,258943,0873,181

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Haskell, AR4,2593402,1242,464
Black Diamond, WA4,257681,1641,232
Millis-Clicquot, MA4,2602451,0581,302
Monongahela, PA4,2602392,9643,203
Heber, CA4,2564432,7203,163
Slatington, PA4,258943,0873,181
Source: The Slatington, 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.