Reported Annual Crime In Elizabethtown

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 peopleElizabethtown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime109n/a (estimate)9401,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleElizabethtown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder4n/a34.56.15.0
Rape3n/a25.935.042.6
Robbery3n/a25.976.986.2
Assault11n/a94.9188.0246.8
Violent crime21n/a (estimate)181306381
Burglary5n/a43.1211.6376.0
Theft82n/a707.41,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft1n/a8.6102.4228.9
Property crime88n/a (estimate)7591,4902,200
A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Elizabethtown, PA is shown in the table above. In order to provide more clarity, the total number of crimes is shown as well as the amount of crimes committed per 100,000 people. The crimes indicated in the table are separated into two different categories. These categories are property crimes and violent crimes. According to the table, the overall crime rate is 48% lower than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 64% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Elizabethtown, PA shows a crime rate that is 41% lower than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 52% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Elizabethtown, PA is shown to be 49% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 65% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Elizabethtown is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.58 daily crimes that occur in Elizabethtown.
  • Elizabethtown is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Elizabethtown you have a 1 in 107 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Elizabethtown has decreased by 47%.

Compare Elizabethtown, PA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Elizabethtown (per 100,000 people)

      The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Elizabethtown, PA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Pennsylvania. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Elizabethtown, PA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Pennsylvania state wide, are 1.91 times less than the state average and 2.74 times less than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Elizabethtown, PA on a daily bases are 1.69 times less than than Pennsylvania average and 2.10 times less than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Elizabethtown, PA are 1.96 times less than the daily state average and 2.90 times less than the daily national numbers.

      How Safe is Elizabethtown (higher is better)

      Many people wonder how safe they are in Elizabethtown, PA in comparison to other notable cities in the state of Pennsylvania as well as in comparison to the rest of the nation. Using the gauges above, which document and compare safety in Elizabethtown, PA to other cities in the state and across the country, Elizabethtown, PA is 42% safer than other cities of Pennsylvania and 56% safer than other cities in the nation. When referring to the results, which show crime scores in Pennsylvania cities and all around the United States, Elizabethtown, PA has a ranking of above average in comparison to other cities in the country, which is determined my comparing Elizabethtown, PA crime rate to all the other cities investigated.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Elizabethtown

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 552
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 132
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Elizabethtown is 1 in 107
      Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Elizabethtown, PA? Displayed here are the statistics showing how likely you are to become a victim of a crime of violence, crime against your property, or any other crime. If you are in Elizabethtown, PA, then there is a 1 in 552 risk that you will experience a violent crime against you. These types of crimes may include homicide, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Your risk of being a victim of property crime is 1 in 132. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 107 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Elizabethtown, PA.

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

      The year over year change in crime helps to understand whether crime in Elizabethtown, PA is on the rise or declining. Analysts use this measure in order to eliminate the effect of changes in crime by the season. Year over year change in crime is shown for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people in the graph above. Clearly, the violent crime rate in Elizabethtown, PA has increased by 74%, while the property crime rate in Elizabethtown, PA has decreased by 54% year over year. Summing up the numbers, Elizabethtown, PA has decreased by 47% with regards to total crimes year over year.

      Elizabethtown police department

      ItemElizabethtownPennsylvaniaNational
      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

      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

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      Royalton, PA1,044000
      Cornwall, PA4,23246046
      Cleona, PA2,1050273273
      Colony Park, PA1,45964310374
      Landisville, PA1,76973356430
      Stonybrook, PA2,25490439529
      Salunga, PA2,72594456550
      Elizabethtown, PA11,598181759940

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      Elizabethtown, PA11,598181759940
      Source: The Elizabethtown, 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.