Annual Crime In Clarks Summit (2018)

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.
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 peopleClarks Summit/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime50n/a (estimate)8051,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleClarks Summit/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.035.042.6
Robbery0n/a0.076.986.2
Assault3n/a48.3188.0246.8
Violent crime3n/a (estimate)48306381
Burglary14n/a225.4211.6376.0
Theft33n/a531.41,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0102.4228.9
Property crime47n/a (estimate)7571,4902,200

Key findings

  • Clarks Summit crime rates are 69% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Clarks Summit are 87% lower than the national average
  • In Clarks Summit you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Clarks Summit is safer than 86% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Clarks Summit has increased by 82%

Clarks Summit crime map

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Compare Clarks Summit, PA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Clarks Summit (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Clarks Summit for every 100,000 residents. The Clarks Summit total amount of daily crime is 2.23 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.20 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Clarks Summit, is 6.33 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 7.88 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Clarks Summit has a daily crime average that is 1.97 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.91 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Clarks Summit (higher is better)

      When comparing the safety of Clarks Summit compared to every other city in Pennsylvania, as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Clarks Summit ranks safer than 74% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 86% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. As a result, Clarks Summit, PA is ranked above average when compared to the rest of the US cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Clarks Summit

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Clarks Summit is 1 in 2070
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Clarks Summit is 1 in 133
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Clarks Summit is 1 in 125
      How likely are you to become a victim of crime? In Clarks Summit, PA you have a 1 in 2070 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 133 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 125 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Clarks Summit.

      Year Over Year Crime In Clarks Summit (per 100,000 people)

      An ideal indicator of whether Clarks Summit is becoming a safer or more dangerous place to live can be done by analyzing the year over year crime rates per 100,000 people. Year over year violent crime in Clarks Summit has decreased by 49% and the rate of property crime in Clarks Summit has increased by 118%. The total crime rate in Clarks Summit has increased by 82% year to year.

      Clarks Summit police department

      ItemClarks SummitPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.91.83.3
      There are a total of 6 Clarks Summit police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.2% less than the Pennsylvania average and 72% less than the National average.

      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
      Mayfield, PA1,728000
      Swoyersville, PA5,00061283344
      West Wyoming, PA2,699112262374
      Tunkhannock, PA1,783116289405
      Courtdale, PA7050416416
      Clarks Green, PA1,43572352424
      Laflin, PA1,55975363437
      Clarks Summit, PA5,04148757805

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      Carlyss, LA5,0415053,0743,579
      South Haven, IN5,0423542,0202,374
      McGregor, TX5,0423518771,227
      South Pasadena, FL5,0401362,3342,470
      Sulphur, OK5,0423202,7773,097
      Clarks Summit, PA5,04148757805
      Source: The Clarks Summit, 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.