Reported Annual Crime In Swarthmore

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwarthmore/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)692 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSwarthmore/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.14.9
Rapen/an/an/a33.638.6
Robberyn/an/an/a101.6101.9
Assaultn/an/an/a174.8237.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)102 (estimate)315373
Burglaryn/an/an/a309.8491.4
Theftn/an/an/a1,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a94.8220.2
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)590 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Swarthmore is 76% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.9 daily crimes that occur in Swarthmore.
  • Swarthmore is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Swarthmore you have a 1 in 145 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Swarthmore has increased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Swarthmore (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Swarthmore

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Swarthmore is 1 in 977
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Swarthmore is 1 in 170
The chance of being a victim of crime in Swarthmore is 1 in 145

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

Swarthmore police department

ItemSwarthmorePennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 9 Swarthmore police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 20.6% less than the Pennsylvania average and 55.6% 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
Devon, PA1,79044254299
Berwyn, PA3,22260345405
Wyncote, PA3,30760345405
Chester Heights, PA2,56864368432
Greenville, DE2,28678422500
Swarthmore, PA6,198102590692

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Hempstead, TX6,1971,7143,4435,158
Raleigh Hills, OR6,197859581,043
West Miami, FL6,1971561,4971,653
Schuyler, NE6,1952992,4352,734
Decatur, TX6,2012344,7544,988
Swarthmore, PA6,198102590692
Source: The Swarthmore, 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.