The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Philadelphia, PA. The total number of reported crimes in Philadelphia, PA is shown and for comparison purposes, each crime is also displayed based on the number of crimes per 100,000 people. The crimes are also broken down into two categories; violent crimes and property crimes. The table shows that the overall Philadelphia, PA crime rate is 104% higher than the Pennsylvania average and is 46% higher than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Philadelphia, PA has a violent crime rate that is 202% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 147% higher than the national average. For property crime, Philadelphia, PA is 86% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 30% higher than the national average.
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The Philadelphia crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Philadelphia 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 Philadelphia crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.
Did you know?
The overall crime rate in Philadelphia is 46% higher than the national average.
For every 100,000 people, there are 10.99 daily crimes that occur in Philadelphia.
Philadelphia is safer than 6% of the cities in the United States.
In Philadelphia you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
The number of total year over year crimes in Philadelphia has decreased by 4%.
The above illustration depicts the number of crimes committed daily in Philadelphia, PA per 100,000 residents. Additionally, daily crime statistics are also listed for Pennsylvania as well as national figures. In Philadelphia, PA the total number of daily crimes is 2.04 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.46 times more than the national average. Violent crime statistics in Philadelphia, PA are 3.02 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 2.47 times more than the national average. Regarding crimes committed against personal property, Philadelphia, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.86 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.30 times more than the daily national average.
How Safe is Philadelphia (higher is better)
Are people any safer living in the Philadelphia, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Philadelphia, PA being safer than 2% of cities in Pennsylvania and 6% of cities across the United States as a whole. This is evident by tracking Pennsylvania cities as well as all US cities over a one year period to contrast crime statistics as they relate to Philadelphia, PA. In conclusion, Philadelphia, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.
Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Philadelphia
The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 106
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 33
The chance of being a victim of crime in Philadelphia is 1 in 25
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Philadelphia, 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 Philadelphia, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 106. 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 33 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 Philadelphia, PA is 1 in 25.
Year Over Year Crime In Philadelphia (per 100,000 people)
Determining whether Philadelphia, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Philadelphia, PA has decreased by 8% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 3% year over year. Total crimes for Philadelphia, PA has decreased by 4% in the same time frame.
Philadelphia police department
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents
There are a total of 7,360 Philadelphia police officers. This results in 4.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 161.9% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 47.1% greater than the National average.
Sex offenders in Pennsylvania
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.
Source: The Philadelphia, 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.