The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Altoona, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Altoona, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Altoona, PA is 5% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 24% lower than. When looking at violent crimes, Altoona, PA has 9% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 11% lower than the national average. In property crime, Altoona, PA is 4% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 26% lower than the national average.