Reported Annual Crime In Ambridge

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmbridge/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime396n/a (estimate)5,8721,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleAmbridge/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape3n/a44.532.841.7
Robbery17n/a252.192.198.0
Assault85n/a1,260.4182.6248.9
Violent crime105n/a (estimate)1,557313383
Burglary44n/a652.4250.3430.4
Theft235n/a3,484.61,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft12n/a177.9101.4237.4
Property crime291n/a (estimate)4,3151,6492,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Ambridge, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Ambridge, 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 Ambridge, PA is 199% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 114% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Ambridge, PA has 397% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 307% higher than the national average. In property crime, Ambridge, PA is 162% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 83% higher than the national average.

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

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  • The overall crime rate in Ambridge is 114% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 16.09 daily crimes that occur in Ambridge.
  • Ambridge is safer than 4% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ambridge you have a 1 in 18 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ambridge has increased by 9%.

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Daily Crime In Ambridge (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Ambridge, PA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Pennsylvania as well as those across America as a whole. The Ambridge, PA total amount of daily offenses is 2.99 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 2.14 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Ambridge, PA is 4.97 times more than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 4.07 times more than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Ambridge, PA has a daily crime figure that is 2.62 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.83 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Ambridge (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Ambridge, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Ambridge, PA being safer than 1% of cities in Pennsylvania and 4% of cities across the United States as a whole. 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 Ambridge, PA. In conclusion, Ambridge, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ambridge

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ambridge is 1 in 65
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ambridge is 1 in 24
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ambridge is 1 in 18
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Ambridge, PA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Ambridge, PA, you have a 1 in 65 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 24. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Ambridge, PA is 1 in 18.

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

A good indicator of whether Ambridge, 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 Ambridge, PA has increased by 6%, while the property crime rate in Ambridge, PA has increased by 11% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ambridge, PA has increased by 9% year over year.

Ambridge police department

ItemAmbridgePennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 13 Ambridge police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.3% 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
Callery, PA498000
Shippingport, PA153000
Rosslyn Farms, PA465000
South Heights, PA394000
Oakdale, PA1,50869069
Edgeworth, PA1,6390122122
Mars, PA1,4150122122
Ambridge, PA6,8911,5574,3155,872

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Kingston, RI6,8912101,5851,794
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Roslyn Heights, NY6,899116492608
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Ambridge, PA6,8911,5574,3155,872
Source: The Ambridge, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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