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Total crime 80%
Violent crime 77%
Property crime 81%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBelfast/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)493 (estimate)1,7102,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a191.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)88 (estimate)306379
Burglaryn/an/an/a182.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)405 (estimate)1,4032,110

Key findings

  • Belfast crime rates are 80% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Belfast are 77% lower than the national average
  • In Belfast you have a 1 in 203 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Belfast is safer than 84% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Belfast has decreased by 5%

Belfast crime map

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      Daily Crime In Belfast (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Belfast

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Belfast is 1 in 1132
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Belfast is 1 in 247
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Belfast is 1 in 203

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

      Belfast police department

      ItemBelfastPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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.

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      Delaware Water Gap, PA559000
      Tatamy, PA1,02708888
      Stockertown, PA1,1700108108
      East Bangor, PA1,0990118118
      Laurys Station, PA1,09568314382
      Cherryville, PA1,42273334407
      Freemansburg, PA2,6330420420
      Belfast, PA1,01088405493

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      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Doniphan, NE1,010120815935
      Heritage Creek, KY1,0100871871
      Topeka, IN1,0101678861,052
      Julian, CA1,0101779331,110
      Albany, OH1,011123860983
      Belfast, PA1,01088405493
      Source: The Belfast, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.