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Total crime 67%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 61%
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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBen Avon Heights/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime3n/a (estimate)8291,7102,489
Murder0n/a0.05.25.0
Rape0n/a0.034.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.076.181.6
Assault0n/a0.0191.1250.2
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0306379
Burglary0n/a0.0182.4340.5
Theft3n/a828.71,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theft0n/a0.096.8219.9
Property crime3n/a (estimate)8291,4032,110

Key findings

  • Ben Avon Heights crime rates are 67% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Ben Avon Heights are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Ben Avon Heights you have a 1 in 121 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Ben Avon Heights is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Ben Avon Heights has not changed

Ben Avon Heights crime map

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      Daily Crime In Ben Avon Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ben Avon Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ben Avon Heights is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ben Avon Heights is 1 in 121
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Ben Avon Heights is 1 in 121

      Year Over Year Crime In Ben Avon Heights (per 100,000 people)

      Ben Avon Heights police department

      ItemBen Avon HeightsPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents40.21.83.3
      There are a total of 15 Ben Avon Heights police officers. This results in 40.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2101.9% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 1136.8% greater 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Edgeworth, PA1,639000
      South Heights, PA394000
      Rosslyn Farms, PA465000
      Heidelberg, PA1,3141640164
      Braddock Hills, PA1,6740164164
      South Park Township, PA13,47023173195
      Blawnox, PA1,67014573218
      Ben Avon Heights, PA3490829829

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      Rice Lake CDP, MN3493813,3603,741
      Kenney, IL3495922,6863,278
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      Ben Avon Heights, PA3490829829
      Source: The Ben Avon Heights, 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.