Reported Annual Crime In West Hazleton

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hazleton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,950 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest Hazleton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)299 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,650 (estimate)1,7432,451

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Ringtown, PA6540253253
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Frackville, PA3,775108592700
Hometown, PA1,395109601710
East Berwick, PA1,858117643760
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West Hazleton, PA4,5652991,6501,950

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West Hazleton is 31% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.34 daily crimes that occur in West Hazleton.
  • West Hazleton is safer than 44% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West Hazleton you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West Hazleton has decreased by 27%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West Hazleton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West Hazleton is 1 in 335
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West Hazleton is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in West Hazleton is 1 in 52

Year Over Year Crime In West Hazleton (per 100,000 people)

West Hazleton police department

ItemWest HazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)314,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.71.83.3
There are a total of 3 West Hazleton police officers. This results in 0.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 64.3% less than the Pennsylvania average and 80% 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
St. James, MN4,5653381,3291,666
Glendale, CO4,56476014,06614,826
Chain Lake, WA4,5661461,6931,839
Tazewell, VA4,5682741,8272,101
Fayette, AL4,5621792,1052,284
West Hazleton, PA4,5652991,6501,950
Source: The West Hazleton, 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.