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Total crime 44%
Violent crime 35%
Property crime 46%
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Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2020 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2021; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleHershey/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,310 (estimate)2,0342,346
Murdern/an/an/a7.96.5
Rapen/an/an/a33.138.4
Robberyn/an/an/a83.973.9
Assaultn/an/an/a264.6279.7
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)251 (estimate)390388
Burglaryn/an/an/a248.6314.2
Theftn/an/an/a1,274.51,398.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a121.0246.0
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,059 (estimate)1,6441,958

Key findings

  • Hershey crime rates are 44% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Hershey are 35% lower than the national average
  • In Hershey you have a 1 in 77 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Hershey is safer than 52% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Hershey has increased by 19%

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The Hershey crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Hershey as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Hershey crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Hershey (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Hershey

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Hershey is 1 in 398
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Hershey is 1 in 95
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Hershey is 1 in 77

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

      Hershey police department

      ItemHersheyPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a14,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a1.83.3

      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.

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      Cornwall, PA4,23246046
      Colony Park, PA1,45981342423
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      Landisville, PA1,76993393487
      Salunga, PA2,725119503622
      Rheems, PA1,551130548678
      Jonestown, PA1,699134563696
      Hershey, PA14,3382511,0591,310

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Glasgow, KY14,3382893,0473,336
      Glasgow, KY14,3381802,9913,171
      Antioch, IL14,3421199701,089
      Chubbuck, ID14,3261902,2952,485
      Hartford, WI14,3501091,2141,323
      Hershey, PA14,3382511,0591,310
      Source: The Hershey, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2020. 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.