Reported Annual Crime In Berwick

In the event that crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, estimates are used. The estimates are based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerwick/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime218n/a (estimate)2,1731,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBerwick/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape8n/a79.835.042.6
Robbery2n/a19.976.986.2
Assault27n/a269.2188.0246.8
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)369306381
Burglary19n/a189.4211.6376.0
Theft156n/a1,555.31,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft6n/a59.8102.4228.9
Property crime181n/a (estimate)1,8051,4902,200
A general overview of all the annual reported crimes in Berwick, PA is displayed above. The data has been arranged to make it easier to find both the gross total of reported crimes and the number of crimes reported per 100,000 people in Berwick, PA. These statistics are further divided into two distinct categories (violent crimes and property crimes) to provide more insight to how prevalent crime is in the area. You'll find that the rate of crime in Berwick, PA averages 21% higher than the rest of Pennsylvania while the rate of crime on a national scale is 16% lower than. You'll find that the occurrence of violent crime in Berwick, PA is 21% higher than the average rate of crime in Pennsylvania and 3% lower than the rest of the nation. Similarly, crime involving property stands 21% higher than the remainder of the state of Pennsylvania and 18% lower than the nation's average. Both of these statistics relate to how safe residents and businesses are while performing everyday activities in the Berwick, PA area.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Berwick is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.95 daily crimes that occur in Berwick.
  • Berwick is safer than 50% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Berwick you have a 1 in 47 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Berwick has decreased by 17%.

Compare Berwick, PA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Berwick (per 100,000 people)

      The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Berwick, PA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national scale. In Berwick, PA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.21 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.19 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Berwick, PA is 1.21 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.03 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Berwick, PA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.21 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.22 times less than the overall daily national average.

      How Safe is Berwick (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Berwick, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Berwick, PA has been ranked safer than 35% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Berwick, PA is safer than 50% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Pennsylvania and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Berwick, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Berwick, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Berwick

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Berwick is 1 in 272
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Berwick is 1 in 56
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Berwick is 1 in 47
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Berwick, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Berwick, PA, then there is a 1 in 272 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. 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 56. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 47 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Berwick, PA.

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

      An ideal indicator of whether Berwick, PA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Berwick, PA has increased by 50% and the rate of property crime in Berwick, PA has decreased by 24%. The total crime rate in Berwick, PA has decreased by 17% year to year.

      Berwick police department

      ItemBerwickPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1514,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 15 Berwick police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.6% less than the Pennsylvania average and 56% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Conyngham, PA2,005000
      Ringtown, PA7620128128
      Nescopeck, PA1,6270584584
      Almedia, PA1,015123601724
      Espy, PA1,804125608733
      Mifflinville, PA1,351129628757
      East Berwick, PA2,033130631761
      Berwick, PA10,2763691,8052,173

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      Denham Springs, LA10,2784516,8547,305
      Jackson, WY10,27981680761
      Pella, IA10,2801861,3181,504
      Pleasant Grove, AL10,2841581,2571,415
      Quartz Hill, CA10,2915683,0253,593
      Berwick, PA10,2763691,8052,173
      Source: The Berwick, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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.