Reported Annual Crime In Bristol

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime234n/a (estimate)2,4621,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleBristol/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape2n/a21.032.841.7
Robbery7n/a73.792.198.0
Assault3n/a31.6182.6248.9
Violent crime12n/a (estimate)126313383
Burglary17n/a178.9250.3430.4
Theft197n/a2,073.01,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft8n/a84.2101.4237.4
Property crime222n/a (estimate)2,3361,6492,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Bristol, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Bristol, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Bristol, PA crime rates are 25% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 10% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Bristol, PA has a rate that is 60% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 67% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Bristol, PA is 42% higher than its state's mean, and 1% lower than the country's average.
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The Bristol crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Bristol 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 Bristol crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Bristol is 10% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.75 daily crimes that occur in Bristol.
  • Bristol is safer than 53% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Bristol you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Bristol has decreased by 11%.

Compare Bristol, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Bristol (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Bristol, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Bristol, PA are 1.25 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.11 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Bristol, PA are 2.48 times less than than Pennsylvania and 3.03 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Bristol, PA are 1.42 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.01 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Bristol (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Bristol, PA compared to other areas of Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Bristol, PA safer than 38% when compared to other Pennsylvania cities, and 53% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Bristol, PA. At this time, Bristol, PA sees a above average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Bristol

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Bristol is 1 in 792
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Bristol is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Bristol is 1 in 41
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Bristol, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Bristol, PA you have a 1 in 792 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 43 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Bristol, PA.

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

Determining whether Bristol, 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. Bristol, PA has decreased by 43% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 8% year over year. Total crimes for Bristol, PA has decreased by 11% in the same time frame.

Bristol police department

ItemBristolPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.21.83.3
There are a total of 12 Bristol police officers. This results in 1.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 32.7% less than the Pennsylvania average and 62.2% 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
Fieldsboro, NJ629000
Langhorne, PA1,60644231275
Langhorne Manor, PA1,4300281281
Woodside, PA2,53349259308
Newtown Grant, PA3,77760314374
Village Shires, PA3,91160314374
Woodbourne, PA3,73260314374
Bristol, PA9,5931262,3362,462

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Aiea, HI9,5941591,7971,956
Astoria, OR9,5953654,5354,900
Rainbow City, AL9,5904372,4672,904
Country Club, CA9,5975893,2763,866
Harvard, IL9,589121805926
Bristol, PA9,5931262,3362,462
Source: The Bristol, 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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