Reported Annual Crime In Allentown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllentown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime10n/a (estimate)5481,7902,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAllentown/100k peopleNew Jersey/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.04.25.3
Rape0n/a0.016.240.4
Robbery0n/a0.0100.4102.8
Assault1n/a54.8124.2248.5
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)55245386
Burglary3n/a164.5282.7468.9
Theft6n/a328.91,135.21,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0126.6236.9
Property crime9n/a (estimate)4931,5452,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Allentown is 81% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.5 daily crimes that occur in Allentown.
  • Allentown is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Allentown you have a 1 in 183 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Allentown has increased by 41%.

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Daily Crime In Allentown (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Allentown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Allentown is 1 in 1824
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Allentown is 1 in 203
The chance of being a victim of crime in Allentown is 1 in 183

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

Allentown police department

ItemAllentownNew JerseyNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,540558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents3.35.73.3
There are a total of 6 Allentown police officers. This results in 3.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 42.3% less than the New Jersey average and 0.3% greater than the National average.

Sex offenders in New Jersey

StateTotal offendersNew Jersey /100KNational /100K
New Jersey3,92447222
There are a total of 3,924 sex offenders in New Jersey. This yields a total of 47 sex offenders in New Jersey per 100,000 residents which is 79% less than the national average.

Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cranbury, NJ2,25638242281
Princeton Junction, NJ2,50339245284
Pennington, NJ2,5670309309
Woodside, PA2,53350273323
Hopewell, NJ1,90454342396
Kingston, NJ1,38356355411
Vista Center, NJ2,30561387448
Allentown, NJ1,89055493548

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Landover Hills, MD1,8904381,8602,298
Punta Rassa, FL1,89060377437
Oak Hill, OH1,8901342,0132,148
Elmore, AL1,8902561,4201,677
Warsaw, KY1,890591,1791,237
Allentown, NJ1,89055493548
Source: The Allentown, NJ 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.