Reported Annual Crime In Greencastle

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreencastle/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime35n/a (estimate)8642,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleGreencastle/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.25.3
Rape0n/a0.034.740.4
Robbery1n/a24.796.4102.8
Assault4n/a98.7180.1248.5
Violent crime5n/a (estimate)123316386
Burglary4n/a98.7277.8468.9
Theft26n/a641.81,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0102.1236.9
Property crime30n/a (estimate)7411,7432,451
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Greencastle, PA. All reported Greencastle, 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 Greencastle, PA overall crime rate is 58% lower than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 70% lower than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Greencastle, PA, the rate is 61% lower than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 68% lower than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Greencastle, PA comes in at 58% lower than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 70% lower than the overall national average.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Greencastle is 70% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.37 daily crimes that occur in Greencastle.
  • Greencastle is safer than 77% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Greencastle you have a 1 in 116 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Greencastle has decreased by 45%.

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Daily Crime In Greencastle (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Greencastle, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Greencastle, PA the total number of daily crimes is 2.38 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.28 times less than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Greencastle, PA are 2.56 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.13 times less than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Greencastle, PA has a daily crime rate that is 2.35 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.31 times less than the daily national average.

How Safe is Greencastle (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Greencastle, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Greencastle, PA being safer than 66% of cities in Pennsylvania and 77% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Greencastle, PA. In conclusion, Greencastle, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Greencastle

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Greencastle is 1 in 811
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Greencastle is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of crime in Greencastle is 1 in 116
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Greencastle, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Greencastle, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 811. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 136 chance of being the victim of a property crime such as vehicle theft, personal property theft, and burglary. Your overall risk of becoming a crime victim in Greencastle, PA is 1 in 116.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Greencastle, PA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Greencastle, PA has increased by 151%, the amount of property crime in Greencastle, PA has decreased by 52%, and the total amount of crime in Greencastle, PA has decreased by 45% year to year.

Greencastle police department

ItemGreencastlePennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)614,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
There are a total of 6 Greencastle police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.6% less than the Pennsylvania average and 54.3% 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
Smithsburg, MD2,999100533633
Guilford, PA3,066107588695
Pen Mar, PA1,131111610721
Wayne Heights, PA2,545125691816
State Line, PA2,619130719849
Mont Alto, PA1,736133732865
McConnellsburg, PA1,091138762900
Greencastle, PA4,039123741864

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Fremont, MI4,0382982,8813,179
Hebron, IN4,0412861,8262,112
Charleroi, PA4,0373201,7652,085
Goodview, MN4,036481,5361,583
Greencastle, PA4,039123741864
Source: The Greencastle, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.