Reported Annual Crime In Tamaqua

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTamaqua/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime198n/a (estimate)2,9222,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleTamaqua/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape1n/a14.834.740.4
Robbery0n/a0.096.4102.8
Assault9n/a132.8180.1248.5
Violent crime10n/a (estimate)148316386
Burglary38n/a560.7277.8468.9
Theft143n/a2,110.11,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft7n/a103.3102.1236.9
Property crime188n/a (estimate)2,7741,7432,451
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Tamaqua, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Tamaqua, 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 Tamaqua, PA crime rates are 42% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 3% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Tamaqua, PA has a rate that is 53% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 62% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Tamaqua, 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
Port Carbon, PA1,88405555
Ringtown, PA6540253253
Coaldale, PA156183321504
Frackville, PA3,775108592700
Hometown, PA1,395109601710
Lake Wynonah, PA2,569122670792
Weissport East, PA1,256134740875
Tamaqua, PA6,9941482,7742,922

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Tamaqua is 3% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 8 daily crimes that occur in Tamaqua.
  • Tamaqua is safer than 46% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Tamaqua you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Tamaqua has increased by 5%.

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Daily Crime In Tamaqua (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Tamaqua, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Tamaqua, PA are 1.42 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.03 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Tamaqua, PA are 2.14 times less than than Pennsylvania and 2.62 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Tamaqua, PA are 1.59 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.13 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Tamaqua (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Tamaqua, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Tamaqua, PA has been ranked safer than 36% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Tamaqua, PA is safer than 46% 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 Tamaqua, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Tamaqua, PA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Tamaqua

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Tamaqua is 1 in 678
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Tamaqua is 1 in 37
The chance of being a victim of crime in Tamaqua is 1 in 35
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Tamaqua, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Tamaqua, PA, then there is a 1 in 678 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 37. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 35 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Tamaqua, PA.

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

Determining whether Tamaqua, 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. Tamaqua, PA has decreased by 32% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 9% year over year. Total crimes for Tamaqua, PA has increased by 5% in the same time frame.

Tamaqua police department

ItemTamaquaPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
There are a total of 10 Tamaqua police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.7% 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
Stratford, NJ6,9972152,0362,251
Fayetteville, TN6,9911,0865,4866,572
Umatilla, OR6,998157669826
Russellville, KY6,9983533,1673,520
Longboat Key, FL7,0030708708
Tamaqua, PA6,9941482,7742,922
Source: The Tamaqua, 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.