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Total crime 74%
Violent crime 58%
Property crime 101%
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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.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleKittanning/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime151n/a (estimate)4,0902,0342,346
Murder0n/a0.07.96.5
Rape2n/a54.233.138.4
Robbery3n/a81.383.973.9
Assault1n/a27.1264.6279.7
Violent crime6n/a (estimate)163390388
Burglary30n/a812.6248.6314.2
Theft112n/a3,033.61,274.51,398.0
Vehicle theft3n/a81.3121.0246.0
Property crime145n/a (estimate)3,9271,6441,958

Key findings

  • Kittanning crime rates are 74% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Kittanning are 58% lower than the national average
  • In Kittanning you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Kittanning is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Kittanning has increased by 249%

Kittanning crime map

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The Kittanning crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Kittanning 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 Kittanning crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Kittanning (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily crimes in Kittanning for every 100,000 residents. The Kittanning total amount of daily crime is 2.01 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.74 times more than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Kittanning, is 2.40 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 2.39 times less than the national average. The statistics for property crimes show that Kittanning has a daily crime average that is 2.39 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 2.01 times more than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Kittanning (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and all other cities across the US, is Kittanning safe? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Kittanning is safer than 15% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Kittanning is safer than 26% 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 Kittanning. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Kittanning is below average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Kittanning

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Kittanning is 1 in 616
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Kittanning is 1 in 26
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Kittanning is 1 in 25
      Are you worried about becoming a crime victim? In Kittanning, your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 616. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 26 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 Kittanning is 1 in 25.

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

      A good indicator of whether Kittanning is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate (per 100,000 people). The number of violent crimes in Kittanning has decreased by 22%, while the property crime rate in Kittanning has increased by 309% year over year. The number of total crimes in Kittanning has increased by 249% year over year.

      Kittanning police department

      ItemKittanningPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.21.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Kittanning police officers. This results in 2.2 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 22.3% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 31.3% less than the National average.

      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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      West Kittanning, PA1,265000
      Elderton, PA367000
      Worthington, PA699000
      Rural Valley, PA8920122122
      West Leechburg, PA1,2800164164
      West Hills, PA1,167134565699
      Lenape Heights, PA1,209162684847
      Kittanning, PA3,9201633,9274,090

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      CityPopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Connerton, FL3,920173798971
      Portland, MI3,920177733910
      East Merrimack, NH3,92082620703
      Romeo, MI3,919111360471
      Watonga, OK3,9216382,0572,695
      Kittanning, PA3,9201633,9274,090
      Source: The Kittanning, 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.