Reported Annual Crime In Sunbury

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunbury/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime344n/a (estimate)3,5812,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSunbury/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape11n/a114.534.740.4
Robbery3n/a31.296.4102.8
Assault64n/a666.2180.1248.5
Violent crime78n/a (estimate)812316386
Burglary56n/a582.9277.8468.9
Theft194n/a2,019.41,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft16n/a166.5102.1236.9
Property crime266n/a (estimate)2,7691,7432,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Sunbury, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Sunbury, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Sunbury, PA crime rates are 74% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 26% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Sunbury, PA has a rate that is 157% higher than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 110% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Sunbury, PA is 59% higher than its state's mean, and 13% higher than the country's average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Riverside, PA2860419419
New Berlin, PA937115346462
Mifflinburg, PA3,541171341512
Linntown, PA1,64992508600
Riverside borough, PA1,99196532629
Elysburg, PA2,182129713843
Shamokin Dam, PA1,592234643877
Sunbury, PA9,8178122,7693,581

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Sunbury is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.81 daily crimes that occur in Sunbury.
  • Sunbury is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Sunbury you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Sunbury has increased by 30%.

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Daily Crime In Sunbury (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Sunbury, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Sunbury, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.74 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.26 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Sunbury, PA is 2.57 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 2.10 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Sunbury, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.59 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Sunbury (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Sunbury, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Sunbury, PA has been ranked safer than 6% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Sunbury, PA is safer than 9% 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 Sunbury, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Sunbury, PA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Sunbury

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Sunbury is 1 in 124
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Sunbury is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Sunbury is 1 in 28
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Sunbury, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Sunbury, PA you have a 1 in 124 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Sunbury, PA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Sunbury, 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 Sunbury, PA has increased by 100% and the rate of property crime in Sunbury, PA has increased by 18%. The total crime rate in Sunbury, PA has increased by 30% year to year.

Sunbury police department

ItemSunburyPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1414,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 14 Sunbury police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.8% less than the Pennsylvania average and 56.8% 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
Fort Meade, MD9,8095472,6493,196
Waldwick, NJ9,80820582602
Harvard, IL9,829871,2361,323
Girard, OH9,7993362,8913,227
Shelton, WA9,7982756,0836,358
Sunbury, PA9,8178122,7693,581
Source: The Sunbury, 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.