Reported Annual Crime In Mercer

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercer/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,023 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercer/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)157 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)866 (estimate)1,7432,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mercer is 64% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.8 daily crimes that occur in Mercer.
  • Mercer is safer than 71% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mercer you have a 1 in 98 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mercer has decreased by 46%.

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Daily Crime In Mercer (per 100,000 people)

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mercer

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mercer is 1 in 638
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mercer is 1 in 116
The chance of being a victim of crime in Mercer is 1 in 98

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

Mercer police department

ItemMercerPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)414,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.01.83.3
There are a total of 4 Mercer police officers. This results in 2.0 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 9.8% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 38.3% 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.

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Stoneboro, PA988000
Harrisville, PA9010228228
New Castle Northwest, PA1,051123679802
Lake Latonka, PA855128704832
Reynolds Heights, PA1,9251578651,022
New Wilmington, PA2,340461,0051,050
Oakwood, PA2,1831709381,108
Mercer, PA1,7991578661,023

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City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Owens Cross Roads, AL1,7991699371,106
Vonore, TN1,7995355,0805,615
Pine Canyon, CA1,7992211,2701,491
Twin Lakes, VA1,799101858958
Howard City, MI1,7992229221,144
Mercer, PA1,7991578661,023
Source: The Mercer, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2016. 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.