Reported Annual Crime In Monessen

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonessen/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime249n/a (estimate)3,3811,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleMonessen/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape2n/a27.232.841.7
Robbery3n/a40.792.198.0
Assault56n/a760.5182.6248.9
Violent crime61n/a (estimate)828313383
Burglary41n/a556.8250.3430.4
Theft146n/a1,982.61,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft1n/a13.6101.4237.4
Property crime188n/a (estimate)2,5531,6492,362
The table above illustrates an overview of the annual crime reported in Monessen, PA. These figures on reported criminal activity in Monessen, PA, based on a reported crime per 100,000 citizens, is shown in order to compare these rates across disparate categories. You will notice that the crimes collected here, for comparison purposes, have been separated between violent crimes and those involving or threatening property. According to the annual crime data, the crime rate in Monessen, PA is 72% higher than the average of the whole of the state of Pennsylvania, and when compared with the national average, is 23% higher than. When looking at violent crimes, Monessen, PA has 164% higher than violent crime rate than Pennsylvania average, while remaining 116% higher than the national average. In property crime, Monessen, PA is 55% higher than the average of Pennsylvania and is 8% higher than the national average.
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The Monessen crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Monessen as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with low crime compared to the areas with high crime. The Monessen crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Monessen is 23% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 9.26 daily crimes that occur in Monessen.
  • Monessen is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Monessen you have a 1 in 30 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Monessen has decreased by 19%.

Compare Monessen, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Monessen (per 100,000 people)

The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Monessen, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Monessen, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.72 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.23 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Monessen, PA are 2.64 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 2.16 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Monessen, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.55 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.08 times more than the daily national average.

How Safe is Monessen (higher is better)

What are the odds that you'll be safer in Monessen, PA compared to other areas of Pennsylvania, as well as the rest of America? In the included graphs, it's depicted that Monessen, PA safer than 6% when compared to other Pennsylvania cities, and 9% 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 Monessen, PA. At this time, Monessen, PA sees a below average rate of crime in comparison to other United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Monessen

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Monessen is 1 in 121
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Monessen is 1 in 40
The chance of being a victim of crime in Monessen is 1 in 30
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Monessen, PA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Monessen, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 121. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 40 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Monessen, PA is 1 in 30.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Monessen, PA is a useful indicator of whether the area is becoming a safer area to live or a more dangerous area. In the above graph, you can see that the year to year crime rates are shown for the total crime, property crime, and violent crime per 100,000 people. The amount of violent crime in Monessen, PA has decreased by 10%, the amount of property crime in Monessen, PA has decreased by 21%, and the total amount of crime in Monessen, PA has decreased by 19% year to year.

Monessen police department

ItemMonessenPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1214,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.61.83.3
There are a total of 12 Monessen police officers. This results in 1.6 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 14.9% less than the Pennsylvania average and 52.2% 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
Beallsville, PA517000
Fayette City, PA617000
Lincoln, PA1,040000
Dunbar, PA1,154000
Manor, PA3,2870180180
South Park Township, PA13,47045202247
Whitehall, PA13,87329284313
Monessen, PA7,5308282,5533,381

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Fanwood, NJ7,53026423449
Baldwin Harbor, NY7,5302199281,146
Page, AZ7,5328394,8745,713
Duvall, WA7,53451394444
New Prague, MN7,534391,4701,509
Monessen, PA7,5308282,5533,381
Source: The Monessen, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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