Reported Annual Crime In Waynesboro

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaynesboro/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime294n/a (estimate)2,7212,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaynesboro/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape5n/a46.333.638.6
Robbery5n/a46.3101.6101.9
Assault8n/a74.0174.8237.8
Violent crime18n/a (estimate)167315373
Burglary54n/a499.8309.8491.4
Theft211n/a1,952.81,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft11n/a101.894.8220.2
Property crime276n/a (estimate)2,5541,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Waynesboro, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Waynesboro, 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 Waynesboro, PA crime rates are 28% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 5% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Waynesboro, PA has a rate that is 47% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 55% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Waynesboro, PA is 41% higher than its state's mean, and 3% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waynesboro is 5% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.45 daily crimes that occur in Waynesboro.
  • Waynesboro is safer than 49% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waynesboro you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waynesboro has decreased by 12%.

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Daily Crime In Waynesboro (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Waynesboro, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Waynesboro, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.28 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.05 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Waynesboro, PA is 1.89 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.24 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Waynesboro, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.41 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.03 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Waynesboro (higher is better)

How safe is Waynesboro, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Waynesboro, PA is safer than 37% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 49% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Waynesboro, PA. Overall, Waynesboro, PA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waynesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 601
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 37
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Waynesboro, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Waynesboro, PA you have a 1 in 601 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 40 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 37 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Waynesboro, PA.

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

Determining whether Waynesboro, 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. Waynesboro, PA has decreased by 44% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Waynesboro, PA has decreased by 12% in the same time frame.

Waynesboro police department

ItemWaynesboroPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 20 Waynesboro police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 42.6% 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
Guilford, PA2,25796554650
Scotland, PA1,20699571671
Wayne Heights, PA2,749108622730
Marion, PA1,050110632742
Blue Ridge Summit, PA1,243112646758
Waynesboro, PA10,6731672,5542,721

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Source: The Waynesboro, 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.