Reported Annual Crime In Mercersburg

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 peopleMercersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)678 (estimate)1,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMercersburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a188.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)116 (estimate)306381
Burglaryn/an/an/a211.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)563 (estimate)1,4902,200

Mercersburg crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Mercersburg is 74% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 1.86 daily crimes that occur in Mercersburg.
  • Mercersburg is safer than 82% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Mercersburg you have a 1 in 148 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Mercersburg has decreased by 56%.

Compare Mercersburg, PA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Mercersburg (per 100,000 people)

      How Safe is Mercersburg (higher is better)

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Mercersburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 866
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 178
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Mercersburg is 1 in 148

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

      Mercersburg police department

      ItemMercersburgPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)214,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.31.83.3
      There are a total of 2 Mercersburg police officers. This results in 1.3 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 30.6% less than the Pennsylvania average and 61% 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.

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      State Line, PA2,619126615741
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      Paramount-Long Meadow, MD2,512184796979
      Greencastle, PA4,0391808781,058
      Wilson-Conococheague, MD1,9272279841,211
      Maugansville, MD3,3192961,2831,579
      Mercersburg, PA1,493116563678

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      Paxtang, PA1,493112543655
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      Celina, TN1,4932742,4012,675
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      Source: The Mercersburg, 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.