Reported Annual Crime In Wakefield

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWakefield/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,599 (estimate)2,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWakefield/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)385 (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)2,215 (estimate)1,8132,487

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wakefield is 9% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.12 daily crimes that occur in Wakefield.
  • Wakefield is safer than 31% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wakefield you have a 1 in 39 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wakefield has increased by 12%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wakefield

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wakefield is 1 in 260
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wakefield is 1 in 46
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wakefield is 1 in 39

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

Wakefield police department

ItemWakefieldPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

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
Gap, PA1,96686493579
Lampeter, PA1,62892531623
Strasburg, PA2,84369589658
Atglen, PA1,50798562660
Conestoga, PA1,10399572671
Wakefield, PA7573852,2152,599

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Onida, SD7573821,9372,318
Wakefield, PA7573852,2152,599
Source: The Wakefield, 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.