Reported Annual Crime In York

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYork/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1,724n/a (estimate)3,9302,1282,860
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleYork/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder10n/a22.85.14.9
Rape19n/a43.333.638.6
Robbery178n/a405.8101.6101.9
Assault118n/a269.0174.8237.8
Violent crime325n/a (estimate)741315373
Burglary336n/a766.0309.8491.4
Theft939n/a2,140.71,408.21,775.4
Vehicle theft124n/a282.794.8220.2
Property crime1,399n/a (estimate)3,1891,8132,487
The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in York, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in York, 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 York, PA crime rates are 85% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 37% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, York, PA has a rate that is 135% higher than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 99% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, York, PA is 76% higher than its state's mean, and 28% higher than the country's average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in York is 37% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.77 daily crimes that occur in York.
  • York is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In York you have a 1 in 26 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in York has decreased by 6%.

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Daily Crime In York (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in York, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In York, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.85 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.37 times more than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in York, PA is 2.35 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.99 times more than the national average. With regards to property crimes, York, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.76 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.28 times more than the national average.

How Safe is York (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of York, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that York, PA ranks safer than 8% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 10% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than York, PA. As a result, York, PA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in York

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in York is 1 in 135
The chance of being a victim of property crime in York is 1 in 32
The chance of being a victim of crime in York is 1 in 26
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in York, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in York, PA, then there is a 1 in 135 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 32. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 26 risk that you will become a victim of crime in York, PA.

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

The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in York, PA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in York, PA has decreased by 16%, while the property crime rate in York, PA has decreased by 3% year over year. Summing up the numbers, York, PA has decreased by 6% with regards to total crimes year over year.

York police department

ItemYorkPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11814,701556,527
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
There are a total of 118 York police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 17.8% 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
East Berlin, PA1,380000
Tyler Run, PA1,47285487572
Stonybrook, PA2,05895549644
Rheems, PA1,64797556653
Bainbridge, PA1,68999570669
York, PA43,8177413,1893,930

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lombard, IL43,8531091,9432,052
Attleboro, MA43,7742471,8422,089
El Dorado Hills, CA43,8622671,6431,911
Kannapolis, NC43,8652132,2022,416
Hackensack, NJ43,9032011,3851,585
York, PA43,8177413,1893,930
Source: The York, 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.