Reported Annual Crime In Hazleton

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 peopleHazleton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime395n/a (estimate)1,6091,9632,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHazleton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a4.15.85.3
Rape7n/a28.532.841.7
Robbery26n/a105.992.198.0
Assault57n/a232.2182.6248.9
Violent crime91n/a (estimate)371313394
Burglary82n/a334.0250.3430.4
Theft191n/a778.01,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft31n/a126.3101.4237.4
Property crime304n/a (estimate)1,2381,6492,362

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A comprehensive overview of any and all yearly reported crimes in Hazleton, 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 18% lower than the average of crimes committed in Pennsylvania. It is also 42% lower than the national average. When it comes to violent crimes, Hazleton, PA shows a crime rate that is 18% higher than the Pennsylvania average. The crime rate is also 6% lower than the national average. When it comes to property crimes, Hazleton, PA is shown to be 25% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 48% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Hazleton is 42% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 4.41 daily crimes that occur in Hazleton.
  • Hazleton is safer than 39% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Hazleton you have a 1 in 63 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Hazleton has decreased by 35%.

Compare Hazleton, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Hazleton (per 100,000 people)

The chart above shows the number of daily crimes in Hazleton, PA per 100,000 individuals. The total number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national scale. In Hazleton, PA the entire number of daily crimes is accurately recorded at 1.22 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.71 times less than the national average. The typical number of daily violent crimes in Hazleton, PA is 1.18 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.06 times less than the calculated daily national average. With regards to recent property crimes, Hazleton, PA has a constant daily crime rate that is 1.33 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 1.91 times less than the overall daily national average.

How Safe is Hazleton (higher is better)

How safe is Hazleton, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Hazleton, PA is safer than 27% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 39% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Hazleton, PA. Overall, Hazleton, PA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hazleton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hazleton is 1 in 270
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hazleton is 1 in 81
The chance of being a victim of crime in Hazleton is 1 in 63
Do you want to know the risk of being victimized by a crime in Hazleton, 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 Hazleton, PA, then there is a 1 in 270 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 81. These types of crime include burglary, petty theft, and theft of motor vehicles. Altogether, there is a 1 in 63 risk that you will become a victim of crime in Hazleton, PA.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Hazleton, PA is becoming a safer or more dangerous residential area or not is an analysis of the crime rate in the area from year to year. In the above illustration, the year to year crime rates are visualized per 100,000 people for property, violent, and total crime. Year to year rate of violent crime in Hazleton, PA has decreased by 11% and the rate of property crime in Hazleton, PA has decreased by 40%. The total crime rate in Hazleton, PA has decreased by 35% year to year.

Hazleton police department

ItemHazletonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4114,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 41 Hazleton police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 11.5% less than the Pennsylvania average and 50.3% 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
Ringtown, PA762000
Beaver Meadows, PA738000
Weissport, PA334000
Mahanoy City, PA4,0580100100
Conyngham, PA2,0050215215
Nescopeck, PA1,627130130261
Coaldale, PA2,27146276322
Hazleton, PA24,9543711,2381,609

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Terrytown, LA24,9596193,7394,357
Paris, TX24,9368733,4114,284
Colleyville, TX24,98219576595
Hastings, NE24,9833702,7483,118
White Bear Lake, MN24,9921692,6972,866
Hazleton, PA24,9543711,2381,609
Source: The Hazleton, 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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