Reported Annual Crime In Somerset

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime116n/a (estimate)1,9382,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape0n/a0.034.740.4
Robbery1n/a16.796.4102.8
Assault4n/a66.8180.1248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)84316386
Burglary14n/a233.9277.8468.9
Theft94n/a1,570.61,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft3n/a50.1102.1236.9
Property crime111n/a (estimate)1,8551,7432,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Somerset, PA. All reported Somerset, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Somerset, PA overall crime rate is 6% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 32% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Somerset, PA, the rate is 74% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 78% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Somerset, PA comes in at 6% higher than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 24% lower than the overall national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Berlin, PA2,03650200250
Garrett, PA4010463463
Indian Lake, PA4130515515
Jennerstown, PA681151602753
Jerome, PA1,055144792935
Friedens, PA1,684144796940
Meyersdale, PA1,9751558561,012
Somerset, PA6,185841,8551,938

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Somerset is 32% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.31 daily crimes that occur in Somerset.
  • Somerset is safer than 67% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Somerset has decreased by 16%.

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Daily Crime In Somerset (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Somerset, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Somerset, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.06 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.46 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Somerset, PA is 3.79 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 4.62 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Somerset, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.06 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.32 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Somerset (higher is better)

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

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerset

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerset is 1 in 1197
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerset is 1 in 54
The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset is 1 in 52
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Somerset, 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 Somerset, PA, you have a 1 in 1197 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 54. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset, PA is 1 in 52.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Somerset, PA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Somerset, PA has decreased by 61%, while the property crime rate in Somerset, PA has decreased by 11% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Somerset, PA has decreased by 16% with regards to total crimes year over year.

Somerset police department

ItemSomersetPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 9 Somerset police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Pennsylvania average and 56% 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
Camp Swift, TX6,1844552,8913,345
Sealy, TX6,1813252,7983,123
Carlstadt, NJ6,1891592,0552,214
Chillicothe, IL6,1813361,6952,031
Port Wentworth, GA6,1891591,5161,675
Somerset, PA6,185841,8551,938
Source: The Somerset, 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.