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Total crime 84%
Violent crime 81%
Property crime 85%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created 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)394 (estimate)1,7102,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a191.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)71 (estimate)306379
Burglaryn/an/an/a182.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)323 (estimate)1,4032,110

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 254 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Chester Heights is safer than 88% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Chester Heights has decreased by 5%

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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 310
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Chester Heights is 1 in 254

      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
      Eagleview, PA1,64443197240
      Devon, PA1,88043197240
      Berwyn, PA3,22858267326
      Greenville, DE2,26566353420
      Flourtown, PA4,71579364444
      Exton, PA4,79979364444
      Narberth, PA4,30579364444
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171323394

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      East Williston, NY2,58156215272
      Horseheads North, NY2,581173662835
      Chester, WV2,581144720864
      West Branch, IA2,58199642741
      Cle Elum, WA2,5801672,5762,743
      Chester Heights, PA2,58171323394
      Source: The Chester Heights, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.