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Total crime 66%
Violent crime 54%
Property crime 68%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePhiladelphia/100k peopleNew York/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)886 (estimate)1,7912,580
Murdern/an/an/a2.95.0
Rapen/an/an/a33.642.6
Robberyn/an/an/a93.186.2
Assaultn/an/an/a220.9246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)173 (estimate)351381
Burglaryn/an/an/a159.3376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,214.01,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a67.2228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)713 (estimate)1,4412,200

Key findings

  • Philadelphia crime rates are 66% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Philadelphia are 54% lower than the national average
  • In Philadelphia you have a 1 in 113 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Philadelphia is safer than 68% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Philadelphia has decreased by 4%

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      Daily Crime In Philadelphia (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Philadelphia

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 577
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 141
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 113

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

      Philadelphia police department

      ItemPhiladelphiaNew YorkNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a109,351558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a2.93.3

      Sex offenders in New York

      StateTotal offendersNew York /100KNational /100K
      New York25,064137266
      There are a total of 25,064 sex offenders in New York. This yields a total of 137 sex offenders in New York per 100,000 residents which is 48% less than the national average.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Black River, NY1,2450314314
      West Carthage, NY1,953171705877
      Alexandria Bay, NY1,092175722897
      Carthage, NY3,6192511,0331,284
      Gouverneur, NY3,8312581,0611,319
      Calcium, NY4,2253341,3721,706
      Pamelia Center, NY3443421,4051,747
      Philadelphia, NY1,060173713886

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Fremont, NC1,0601781,1741,352
      Franklin Grove, IL1,0601929211,113
      Greenwood, WI1,060142749891
      Highland, AR1,0596342,5363,170
      Franklin, NE1,0611411,0261,167
      Philadelphia, NY1,060173713886
      Source: The Philadelphia, NY 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.