Reported Annual Crime In West View

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest View/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime117n/a (estimate)1,7452,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWest View/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.14.9
Rape0n/a0.033.638.6
Robbery0n/a0.0101.6101.9
Assault7n/a104.4174.8237.8
Violent crime7n/a (estimate)104315373
Burglary3n/a44.7309.8491.4
Theft101n/a1,506.61,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft6n/a89.594.8220.2
Property crime110n/a (estimate)1,6411,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in West View, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in West View, 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 West View, PA crime rates are 18% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 39% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, West View, PA has a rate that is 67% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 72% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, West View, PA is 9% lower than its state's mean, and 34% lower than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in West View is 39% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.78 daily crimes that occur in West View.
  • West View is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States.
  • In West View you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in West View has decreased by 7%.

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Daily Crime In West View (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in West View, 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 West View, PA are 1.22 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.64 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in West View, PA are 3.02 times less than than Pennsylvania and 3.57 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in West View, PA are 1.10 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.52 times less than the national average.

How Safe is West View (higher is better)

How safe is West View, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that West View, PA is safer than 55% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 68% 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 West View, PA. Overall, West View, PA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in West View

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in West View is 1 in 958
The chance of being a victim of property crime in West View is 1 in 61
The chance of being a victim of crime in West View is 1 in 58
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in West View, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In West View, PA you have a 1 in 958 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 61 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim of crime in West View, PA.

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

A good indicator of whether West View, PA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in West View, PA has decreased by 13%, while the property crime rate in West View, PA has decreased by 6% year over year. The number of total crimes in West View, PA has decreased by 7% year over year.

West View police department

ItemWest ViewPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 12 West View police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.3% less than the Pennsylvania average and 46% 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
South Heights, PA414000
Bell Acres, PA1,42871071
Mars, PA1,4600121121
Edgeworth, PA1,6500179179
Bradford Woods, PA1,24944254299
West View, PA6,7521041,6411,745

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Clairton, PA6,7526121,9542,566
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Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA6,7542523,0763,329
Treasure Island, FL6,7494683,7594,227
Sudden Valley, WA6,7492282,7843,012
West View, PA6,7521041,6411,745
Source: The West View, 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.