Reported Annual Crime In Ephrata

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEphrata/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime205n/a (estimate)1,4741,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleEphrata/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape4n/a28.832.841.7
Robbery5n/a36.092.198.0
Assault28n/a201.3182.6248.9
Violent crime37n/a (estimate)266313383
Burglary24n/a172.6250.3430.4
Theft139n/a999.51,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft5n/a36.0101.4237.4
Property crime168n/a (estimate)1,2081,6492,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Ephrata, PA. All reported Ephrata, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Ephrata, PA overall crime rate is 25% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 46% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Ephrata, PA, the rate is 15% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 31% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Ephrata, PA comes in at 27% lower than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 49% lower than the overall national average.
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The Ephrata crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Ephrata as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Ephrata crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Ephrata is 46% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.04 daily crimes that occur in Ephrata.
  • Ephrata is safer than 51% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Ephrata you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Ephrata has decreased by 6%.

Compare Ephrata, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Ephrata (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Ephrata, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Ephrata, PA are 1.33 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.86 times less than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Ephrata, PA are 1.18 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.44 times less than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Ephrata, PA are 1.37 times less than than Pennsylvania and 1.96 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Ephrata (higher is better)

Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Ephrata, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Ephrata, PA has been ranked safer than 37% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Ephrata, PA is safer than 51% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Pennsylvania and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Ephrata, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Ephrata, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Ephrata

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Ephrata is 1 in 376
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Ephrata is 1 in 83
The chance of being a victim of crime in Ephrata is 1 in 68
Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Ephrata, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Ephrata, PA you have a 1 in 376 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 83 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 68 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Ephrata, PA.

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

A good indicator of whether Ephrata, PA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Ephrata, PA has decreased by 14%, while the property crime rate in Ephrata, PA has decreased by 4% year over year. The number of total crimes in Ephrata, PA has decreased by 6% year over year.

Ephrata police department

ItemEphrataPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)3414,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.51.83.3
There are a total of 34 Ephrata police officers. This results in 2.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 37.6% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 22.7% less than the National average.

Sex offenders in Pennsylvania

StateTotal offendersPennsylvania /100KNational /100K
Pennsylvania17,973146222
There are a total of 17,973 sex offenders in Pennsylvania. This yields a total of 146 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
Cornwall, PA4,23223023
Terre Hill, PA1,4550212212
Honey Brook, PA1,738114171286
Alleghenyville, PA1,05747248295
Landisville, PA1,76975395469
Akron, PA3,95675400475
Womelsdorf, PA2,85170420491
Ephrata, PA13,7142661,2081,474

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Belle Chasse, LA13,7092991,8052,104
River Ridge, LA13,7062131,2881,501
Teays Valley, WV13,706134706839
Swansea, IL13,7221851,3281,513
Livingston, CA13,7033832,0192,401
Ephrata, PA13,7142661,2081,474
Source: The Ephrata, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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.
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