Reported Annual Crime In Waynesburg

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaynesburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime148n/a (estimate)3,5902,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaynesburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault14n/a339.6174.8237.8
Violent crime14n/a (estimate)340315373
Burglary13n/a315.4309.8491.4
Theft119n/a2,886.91,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft2n/a48.594.8220.2
Property crime134n/a (estimate)3,2511,8132,487
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Waynesburg, PA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 69% higher than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 26% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Waynesburg, PA shows a crime rate that is 8% higher than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 9% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Waynesburg, PA is shown to be 79% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 31% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waynesburg is 26% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.84 daily crimes that occur in Waynesburg.
  • Waynesburg is safer than 29% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waynesburg you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waynesburg has increased by 8%.

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Daily Crime In Waynesburg (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Waynesburg, 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 Waynesburg, PA are 1.69 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.26 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Waynesburg, PA are 1.08 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.10 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Waynesburg, PA are 1.79 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.31 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Waynesburg (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Waynesburg, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Waynesburg, PA has been ranked safer than 19% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Waynesburg, PA is safer than 29% 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 Waynesburg, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Waynesburg, PA is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waynesburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waynesburg is 1 in 295
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waynesburg is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waynesburg is 1 in 28
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Waynesburg, PA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Waynesburg, PA, you have a 1 in 295 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 31. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Waynesburg, PA is 1 in 28.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Waynesburg, 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 Waynesburg, PA has decreased by 7% and the rate of property crime in Waynesburg, PA has increased by 10%. The total crime rate in Waynesburg, PA has increased by 8% year to year.

Waynesburg police department

ItemWaynesburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)814,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 8 Waynesburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.1% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.5% 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
Centerville, PA211282407689
Fairdale, PA1,812139797936
Hiller, PA1,080143825969
Green Hills, PA472361,3571,593
Pentress, WV2742381,4211,659
Waynesburg, PA4,1453403,2513,590

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Buckingham, FL4,1422191,3321,551
Grayson, KY4,148491,6141,663
Long Hill, CT4,1481811,5081,690
Waynesburg, PA4,1453403,2513,590
Source: The Waynesburg, 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.