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20%
Total crime NAT. AVG.
20%
Violent crime NAT. AVG.
20%
Property crime NAT. AVG.
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2022 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2023; this is the most current data available.
Elizabethtown crime rates are not available from the FBI crime report. The FBI's uniform crime reporting program (UCR), gathers data from more than 18,000 law enforcement agencies. The agencies include city, university, college, county, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies. When combined, they represent approximately 309 million American residents, or a 98% coverage rate of large metropolitan areas. This does result in approximately 20 million people who live in areas where the FBI does not provide crime reports. These areas tend to be smaller towns, villages or suburbs. Given that Elizabethtown crime stats are not covered by the FBI crime reports, either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are calculated based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita, poverty rates, unemployment rates, educational achievement and population density. The Elizabethtown crime estimates should be used at your own risk. Please be aware that the data displayed above is estimated and not officially reported by any agency. The Elizabethtown crime map can also be used to view a visual display of crimes committed on a block group level.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElizabethtown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,855 (estimate)1,7622,324
Murdern/an/an/a7.96.3
Rapen/an/an/a29.540.0
Robberyn/an/an/a68.166.1
Assaultn/an/an/a174.5268.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)295 (estimate)280370
Burglaryn/an/an/a148.2269.8
Theftn/an/an/a1,171.21,401.9
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a163.0282.7
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,560 (estimate)1,4831,954

Elizabethtown crime map



The Elizabethtown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Elizabethtown as reported by the local law enforcement agencies. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Elizabethtown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level. Please note that the red areas on the Elizabethtown crime map does not always indicate that it is a dangerous area for its residents. Areas on the heat map could be inflated if they are located in high traffic areas like airports, sports centers or large parks. Other areas on the heat map could see increased crime rates if they are located in major tourist areas like the downtown core.
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Crime Quick Facts

  • Elizabethtown crime rates are 20% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Elizabethtown are 20% lower than the national average
  • In Elizabethtown you have a 1 in 54 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Elizabethtown is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Elizabethtown has decreased by 13%

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        Daily Crime In Elizabethtown (per 100,000 people)

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        Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elizabethtown

        The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 340
        The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 65
        The chance of being a victim of crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 54

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        Elizabethtown police department

        Item Elizabethtown Pennsylvania National
        Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1814,701558,732
        Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
        There are a total of 18 Elizabethtown police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.4% less than the Pennsylvania average and 52.5% less than the National average.

        Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

        State Total offenders Pennsylvania /100K National /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.

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        Colony Park, PA1,13558309367
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        Salunga, PA3,43386453539
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        Rheems, PA2,83693494587
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        Elizabethtown, PA11,4452951,5601,855

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        Elizabethtown, PA11,4452951,5601,855
        Source: The Elizabethtown, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2022. 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.