Reported Annual Crime In Slatington

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSlatington/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime80n/a (estimate)1,8672,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSlatington/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape0n/a0.034.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault4n/a93.3180.1248.5
Violent crime4n/a (estimate)93316386
Burglary9n/a210.0277.8468.9
Theft65n/a1,516.91,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft2n/a46.7102.1236.9
Property crime76n/a (estimate)1,7741,7432,451
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 9% lower than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 34% lower 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 76% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Slatington, PA is shown to be 2% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 28% lower than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cherryville, PA1,42259325384
Laurys Station, PA1,09567371438
Schnecksville, PA3,05281444525
Brodheadsville, PA1,82484463547
Egypt, PA2,41393516609
Cetronia, PA2,04995526622
Trexlertown, PA2,167100552652
Slatington, PA4,278931,7741,867

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Slatington is 34% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.12 daily crimes that occur in Slatington.
  • Slatington is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Slatington you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Slatington has decreased by 41%.

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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 1.10 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.52 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Slatington, PA is 3.39 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 4.14 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Slatington, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.02 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.38 times less 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 55% of cities in Pennsylvania and 67% 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 1072
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Slatington is 1 in 57
The chance of being a victim of crime in Slatington is 1 in 54
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 1072 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 57. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Slatington, PA is 1 in 54.

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 1% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 43% year over year. Total crimes for Slatington, PA has decreased by 41% in the same time frame.

Slatington police department

ItemSlatingtonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,701558,732
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 56.9% 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.

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National Harbor, MD4,2792431,1741,417
Hyde Park, UT4,2771591,9332,092
Scottdale, PA4,2772602,4372,698
Spackenkill, NY4,280120492612
Sparta, MI4,2801842,6692,853
Slatington, PA4,278931,7741,867
Source: The Slatington, 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.