Reported Annual Crime In Lewistown

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 peopleLewistown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime229n/a (estimate)2,7971,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleLewistown/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape5n/a61.135.042.6
Robbery3n/a36.676.986.2
Assault28n/a342.0188.0246.8
Violent crime36n/a (estimate)440306381
Burglary38n/a464.1211.6376.0
Theft144n/a1,758.71,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft11n/a134.3102.4228.9
Property crime193n/a (estimate)2,3571,4902,200

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Lewistown, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Lewistown, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Lewistown, PA crime rates are 56% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 8% higher than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Lewistown, PA has a rate that is 44% higher than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 16% higher than. Looking at crimes involving property, Lewistown, PA is 58% higher than its state's mean, and 7% higher than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Lewistown is 8% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.66 daily crimes that occur in Lewistown.
  • Lewistown is safer than 26% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Lewistown you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Lewistown has decreased by 26%.

Compare Lewistown, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Lewistown (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Lewistown, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Lewistown, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.56 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.08 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Lewistown, PA are 1.44 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.16 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Lewistown, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.58 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.07 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Lewistown (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Lewistown, PA compared to other areas of Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Lewistown, PA safer than 17% when compared to other Pennsylvania cities, and 26% compared to all other cities across America. These statistics are derived from a closer look at each city's crime rate in Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of the US. It is then determined which cities see less crime than Lewistown, PA. At this time, Lewistown, PA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lewistown

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lewistown is 1 in 228
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lewistown is 1 in 43
The chance of being a victim of crime in Lewistown is 1 in 36
Have you ever worried about your odds of becoming a crime victim in Lewistown, PA? The above illustrations display your chances being the victim of property crimes, violent crimes, or either crime. In Lewistown, PA your chance of becoming a victim of a violent crime is 1 in 228. Types of violent crimes may include assault, robbery, rape, or murder. You also have a 1 in 43 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 Lewistown, PA is 1 in 36.

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

An ideal indicator of whether Lewistown, 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 Lewistown, PA has increased by 45% and the rate of property crime in Lewistown, PA has decreased by 32%. The total crime rate in Lewistown, PA has decreased by 26% year to year.

Lewistown police department

ItemLewistownPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1314,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 13 Lewistown police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 15.1% less than the Pennsylvania average and 52.3% 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
Lemont, PA2,14471347418
Church Hill, PA1,489104505608
Boalsburg, PA4,331125607732
Highland Park, PA1,232129629758
State College, PA42,07434762796
Belleville, PA1,772138671808
Milroy, PA1,524148720868
Lewistown, PA8,3004402,3572,797

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Upper Saddle River, NJ8,3010300300
Country Club Estates, GA8,3013492,7443,093
Smithfield, VA8,304831,5131,597
Doylestown, PA8,305107523630
St. Joseph, MI8,3073112,2122,523
Lewistown, PA8,3004402,3572,797
Source: The Lewistown, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2018. 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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