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Total crime 42%
Violent crime 64%
Property crime 37%
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StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmbler/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime89n/a (estimate)1,3632,0342,346
Murder1n/a15.37.96.5
Rape1n/a15.333.138.4
Robbery2n/a30.683.973.9
Assault5n/a76.5264.6279.7
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)138390388
Burglary6n/a91.9248.6314.2
Theft72n/a1,102.31,274.51,398.0
Vehicle theft2n/a30.6121.0246.0
Property crime80n/a (estimate)1,2251,6441,958

Key findings

  • Ambler crime rates are 42% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ambler are 64% lower than the national average
  • In Ambler you have a 1 in 74 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ambler is safer than 64% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ambler has not changed

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The Ambler crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ambler as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Ambler crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Ambler (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Ambler, PA per 100,000 people. In Ambler, the number of daily crimes is projected to be 1.49 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.72 times less than the national average. The average number of daily violent crimes in Ambler is 2.83 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.81 times less than the daily national average. With regards to property crimes, Ambler has a daily crime rate that is 1.34 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.60 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Ambler (higher is better)

      Are people any safer living in Ambler in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other areas throughout the United States? When we look at all cities across America, is Ambler safe? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ambler being safer than 47% of cities in Pennsylvania and 64% of cities across the United States. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Ambler. In conclusion, Ambler ranks above average compared to the rest of the United States.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ambler

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ambler is 1 in 726
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ambler is 1 in 82
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ambler is 1 in 74
      Are you at risk of becoming a victim of crime in Ambler, Pennsylvania? If you reside in Ambler, then there is a 1 in 726 chance that you will experience a violent crime. 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 82. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 74 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Ambler.

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

      The year over year crime rate per 100,000 people for Ambler is an accurate tool for tracking the rise and fall of crime, and in determining if living in Ambler has become safer or more dangerous. The year over year data displayed in the graph shows that violent crimes have not changed in Ambler, while property crimes in Ambler have not changed. Total crime has not changed year over year.

      Ambler police department

      ItemAmblerPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.31.83.3
      There are a total of 15 Ambler police officers. This results in 2.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 27% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 28.6% less than the National average.

      Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

      StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
      Pennsylvania21,558176266
      There are a total of 21,558 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 176 sex offenders in Pennsylvania per 100,000 residents which is 34% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Woxall, PA1,45355231285
      Devon, PA1,88055231285
      Evansburg, PA2,54361258319
      New Hope, PA2,38561258319
      Collegeville, PA5,27920352371
      Ivyland, PA9330385385
      Berwyn, PA3,22874313387
      Ambler, PA6,5071381,2251,363

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Kingston Estates, NJ6,5061941,1551,349
      Lago Vista, TX6,5052487721,020
      Nitro, WV6,505952,8192,914
      Darnestown, MD6,509130524654
      Ishpeming, MI6,509359530889
      Ambler, PA6,5071381,2251,363
      Source: The Ambler, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.