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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 84%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleChester Heights/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)414 (estimate)1,7962,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a188.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)71 (estimate)306381
Burglaryn/an/an/a211.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)343 (estimate)1,4902,200

Key findings

  • Chester Heights crime rates are 84% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Chester Heights are 81% lower than the national average
  • In Chester Heights you have a 1 in 242 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chester Heights is safer than 89% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chester Heights has decreased by 13%

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The Chester Heights crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Chester Heights as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Chester Heights crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Chester Heights (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Chester Heights

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Chester Heights is 1 in 1419
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Chester Heights is 1 in 292
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester Heights is 1 in 242

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

      Chester Heights police department

      ItemChester HeightsPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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
      Devon, PA1,88043209252
      Eagleview, PA1,64443209252
      Berwyn, PA3,22858284342
      Greenville, DE2,26567365431
      Chesterbrook, PA4,69379387466
      Exton, PA4,79979387466
      Flourtown, PA4,71579387466
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171343414

      Cities with similar population

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      Chester, WV2,581132676808
      West Branch, IA2,581211211423
      East Williston, NY2,58155226281
      Horseheads North, NY2,581169694863
      Midland, PA2,5802811,1621,443
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171343414
      Source: The Chester Heights, 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.