Reported Annual Crime In Johnstown

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJohnstown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime791n/a (estimate)3,7761,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleJohnstown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder9n/a43.05.85.3
Rape10n/a47.732.841.7
Robbery27n/a128.992.198.0
Assault111n/a529.9182.6248.9
Violent crime157n/a (estimate)750313383
Burglary190n/a907.1250.3430.4
Theft419n/a2,000.41,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft25n/a119.4101.4237.4
Property crime634n/a (estimate)3,0271,6492,362

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The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Johnstown, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Johnstown, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Johnstown, PA is 92% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 38% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Johnstown, PA has 139% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 96% higher than the national average. In property crime, Johnstown, PA is 84% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 28% higher than the national average.
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The Johnstown crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Johnstown 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 Johnstown crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Johnstown is 38% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 10.35 daily crimes that occur in Johnstown.
  • Johnstown is safer than 10% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Johnstown you have a 1 in 27 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Johnstown has increased by 2%.

Compare Johnstown, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Johnstown (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Johnstown, 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 Johnstown, PA are 1.92 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.38 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Johnstown, PA are 2.39 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.96 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Johnstown, PA are 1.84 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.28 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Johnstown (higher is better)

When comparing the safety of Johnstown, PA compared to every other city in Pennsylvania as well as the entirety of the United States, the gauges found above illustrate that Johnstown, PA ranks safer than 7% of every city located within Pennsylvania along with 10% of the all the cities located in the United States. The results of these graphs are created after analyzing each of the cities in Pennsylvania and in the United States as a whole. It is then established the total amount of cities that have a lower crime rate than Johnstown, PA. As a result, Johnstown, PA is ranked below average when compared to the majority of US cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Johnstown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Johnstown is 1 in 134
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Johnstown is 1 in 34
The chance of being a victim of crime in Johnstown is 1 in 27
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Johnstown, PA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Johnstown, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 134. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 34 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Johnstown, PA is 1 in 27.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Johnstown, 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 Johnstown, PA has increased by 53%, the amount of property crime in Johnstown, PA has decreased by 6%, and the total amount of crime in Johnstown, PA has increased by 2% year to year.

Johnstown police department

ItemJohnstownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)4114,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 41 Johnstown police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 0.4% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 43.6% 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
Seward, PA387000
Loretto, PA1,202000
Vintondale, PA375000
Ferndale, PA1,54106666
South Fork, PA9951170117
Jennerstown, PA5540152152
New Florence, PA8150153153
Johnstown, PA20,1697503,0273,776

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Cartersville, GA20,1693734,6234,996
Ferndale, MI20,1672192,0712,290
Lorton, VA20,1731431,2371,380
Murrysville, PA20,15960559619
Simpsonville, SC20,1833123,4863,798
Johnstown, PA20,1697503,0273,776
Source: The Johnstown, 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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