Reported Annual Crime In Boyertown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoyertown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime148n/a (estimate)3,6612,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBoyertown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape1n/a24.734.740.4
Robbery1n/a24.796.4102.8
Assault7n/a173.1180.1248.5
Violent crime9n/a (estimate)223316386
Burglary16n/a395.7277.8468.9
Theft119n/a2,943.41,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft4n/a98.9102.1236.9
Property crime139n/a (estimate)3,4381,7432,451
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Boyertown, PA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 78% higher than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 29% higher than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Boyertown, PA shows a crime rate that is 30% lower than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 42% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Boyertown, PA is shown to be 97% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 40% higher than the national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Boyertown is 29% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.03 daily crimes that occur in Boyertown.
  • Boyertown is safer than 34% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Boyertown you have a 1 in 28 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Boyertown has increased by 57%.

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Daily Crime In Boyertown (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Boyertown, 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 Boyertown, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.78 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.29 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Boyertown, PA is 1.42 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 1.74 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Boyertown, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.97 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.40 times more than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Boyertown (higher is better)

Many people wonder how safe they are in Boyertown, PA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Boyertown, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Boyertown, PA is 23% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 34% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Pennsylvania cities and all around the United States, Boyertown, PA has a ranking of below average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Boyertown, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Boyertown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Boyertown is 1 in 450
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Boyertown is 1 in 30
The chance of being a victim of crime in Boyertown is 1 in 28
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Boyertown, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Boyertown, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 450. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 30 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Boyertown, PA is 1 in 28.

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

Determining whether Boyertown, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Boyertown, PA has increased by 125% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has increased by 54% year over year. Total crimes for Boyertown, PA has increased by 57% in the same time frame.

Boyertown police department

ItemBoyertownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)714,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
There are a total of 7 Boyertown police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 5.8% less than the Pennsylvania average and 47.1% 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
Bally, PA1,10790090
Woxall, PA1,45344245289
Evansburg, PA2,54350273323
Macungie, PA3,1150350350
Elverson, PA1,34761334394
Milford Square, PA1,00762344406
Spinnerstown, PA1,92063348411
Boyertown, PA4,0482233,4383,661

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Campbelltown, PA4,0481779771,155
Algonac, MI4,0473381,4041,742
Scott City, KS4,0461829381,120
Woodson Terrace, MO4,0516873,5354,222
Lenwood, CA4,0454622,6523,115
Boyertown, PA4,0482233,4383,661
Source: The Boyertown, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.