Reported Annual Crime In Canonsburg

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 peopleCanonsburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime49n/a (estimate)5531,9632,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleCanonsburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape0n/a0.032.841.7
Robbery1n/a11.392.198.0
Assault15n/a169.3182.6248.9
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)181313394
Burglary3n/a33.9250.3430.4
Theft30n/a338.61,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0101.4237.4
Property crime33n/a (estimate)3731,6492,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Canonsburg, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Canonsburg, 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 Canonsburg, PA crime rates are 72% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 80% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Canonsburg, PA has a rate that is 42% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 54% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Canonsburg, PA is 77% lower than its state's mean, and 84% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Canonsburg is 80% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.52 daily crimes that occur in Canonsburg.
  • Canonsburg is safer than 72% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Canonsburg you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Canonsburg has decreased by 47%.

Compare Canonsburg, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Canonsburg (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Canonsburg, 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 Canonsburg, PA total amount of daily offenses is 3.55 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 4.98 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Canonsburg, PA is 1.73 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 2.18 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Canonsburg, PA has a daily crime figure that is 4.43 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 6.34 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Canonsburg (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Canonsburg, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Canonsburg, PA has been ranked safer than 56% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Canonsburg, PA is safer than 72% 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 Canonsburg, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Canonsburg, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Canonsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Canonsburg is 1 in 554
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Canonsburg is 1 in 269
The chance of being a victim of crime in Canonsburg is 1 in 181
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Canonsburg, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Canonsburg, PA you have a 1 in 554 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 269 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 181 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Canonsburg, PA.

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

A good indicator of whether Canonsburg, PA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Canonsburg, PA has increased by 170%, while the property crime rate in Canonsburg, PA has decreased by 62% year over year. The number of total crimes in Canonsburg, PA has decreased by 47% year over year.

Canonsburg police department

ItemCanonsburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1714,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 17 Canonsburg police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 3.1% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 42.1% 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
Rosslyn Farms, PA465000
Beallsville, PA517000
Oakdale, PA1,50869069
South Park Township, PA13,47045202247
Whitehall, PA13,87329284313
Thompsonville, PA3,63261322383
Heidelberg, PA1,314165247412
Canonsburg, PA8,933181373553

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Makaha, HI8,9342973,3503,647
Olney, IL8,9313814,0554,435
Liberty, TX8,9365592,4503,008
Derby, CO8,9304923,6094,101
Pleasant View, UT8,940301,0061,036
Canonsburg, PA8,933181373553
Source: The Canonsburg, 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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