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Total crime 98%
Violent crime 100%
Property crime 97%
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 peopleLykens/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime1n/a (estimate)562,0342,346
Murder0n/a0.07.96.5
Rape0n/a0.033.138.4
Robbery0n/a0.083.973.9
Assault0n/a0.0264.6279.7
Violent crime0n/a (estimate)0390388
Burglary1n/a56.5248.6314.2
Theft0n/a0.01,274.51,398.0
Vehicle theft0n/a0.0121.0246.0
Property crime1n/a (estimate)561,6441,958

Key findings

  • Lykens crime rates are 98% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Lykens are 100% lower than the national average
  • In Lykens you have a 1 in 1770 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Lykens is safer than 97% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Lykens has not changed

Lykens crime map

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

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      Daily Crime In Lykens (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Lykens

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Lykens is 0
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Lykens is 1 in 1770
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Lykens is 1 in 1770

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

      Lykens police department

      ItemLykensPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)114,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.61.83.3
      There are a total of 1 Lykens police officers. This results in 0.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 69.4% less than the Pennsylvania average and 82.8% 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

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Tower City, PA1,259000
      Jonestown, PA1,699134563696
      Fredericksburg, PA1,485155654809
      Sand Hill, PA2,270158665823
      Elizabethville, PA1,770184776961
      Halifax, PA1,068185780965
      Williamstown, PA1,2081928091,001
      Lykens, PA1,72905656

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Walla Walla East, WA1,72982763845
      Knollwood, IL1,72978285363
      Buckhead Ridge, FL1,7291948931,087
      Ada, MN1,7291391,0601,198
      Waterville, WA1,7291441,3381,482
      Lykens, PA1,72905656
      Source: The Lykens, 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.