Reported Annual Crime In South Philadelphia

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.
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Philadelphia/100k peoplePhiladelphia/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime63,1982,461 (estimate)4,0111,9632,756
StatisticReportedincidentsSouth Philadelphia/100k peoplePhiladelphia/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder316n/a20.15.85.3
Rape1,182n/a75.032.841.7
Robbery6,026n/a382.592.198.0
Assault7,406n/a470.0182.6248.9
Violent crime14,930635 (estimate)948313394
Burglary6,590n/a418.3250.3430.4
Theft36,195n/a2,297.21,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft5,483n/a348.0101.4237.4
Property crime48,2681,826 (estimate)3,0631,6492,362

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in South Philadelphia is 11% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.74 daily crimes that occur in South Philadelphia.
  • South Philadelphia is safer than 54% of the cities in the Pennsylvania.
  • In South Philadelphia you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Philadelphia has decreased by 4%.

Compare Philadelphia, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In South Philadelphia (per 100,000 people)

How Safe is South Philadelphia (higher is better)

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in South Philadelphia

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in South Philadelphia is 1 in 158
The chance of being a victim of property crime in South Philadelphia is 1 in 55
The chance of being a victim of crime in South Philadelphia is 1 in 41

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

Philadelphia police department

ItemSouth PhiladelphiaPhiladelphiaPennsylvania
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)n/a7,36014,701
Police officers & civilians /1000 residentsn/a4.81.8

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
Pine Valley, NJ4000
Devon, PA1,88044231275
Wyncote, PA3,12360314374
Berwyn, PA3,22860314374
Voorhees, NJ1,39559402462
Flourtown, PA4,71581428510
Eddington, PA1,87783435518
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389483,0634,011

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Phoenix, AZ1,555,3247613,6714,432
San Antonio, TX1,439,3587074,8455,552
San Diego, CA1,374,8123671,8432,210
Dallas, TX1,278,4337753,1853,960
San Jose, CA1,009,3634042,4412,844
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9389483,0634,011
Source: The South Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 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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