Reported Annual Crime In Pittston

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 peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime149n/a (estimate)1,9381,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape3n/a39.035.042.6
Robbery1n/a13.076.986.2
Assault12n/a156.1188.0246.8
Violent crime16n/a (estimate)208306381
Burglary15n/a195.1211.6376.0
Theft113n/a1,469.61,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft5n/a65.0102.4228.9
Property crime133n/a (estimate)1,7301,4902,200
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Pittston, PA. The total number of reported crimes in Pittston, 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 Pittston, PA crime rate is 8% higher than the Pennsylvania average and is 25% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Pittston, PA has a violent crime rate that is 32% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 45% lower than the national average. For property crime, Pittston, PA is 16% higher than the Pennsylvania average and 21% lower than the national average.

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pittston is 25% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 5.31 daily crimes that occur in Pittston.
  • Pittston is safer than 56% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pittston you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pittston has decreased by 21%.

Compare Pittston, PA Crime To Other Cities

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      Daily Crime In Pittston (per 100,000 people)

      The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Pittston, PA for every 100,000 residents. To compare, daily crime statistics are also disclosed for Pennsylvania as well as those across America as a whole. The Pittston, PA total amount of daily offenses is 1.08 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.33 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Pittston, PA is 1.47 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 1.83 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Pittston, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.16 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.27 times less than the daily national rate.

      How Safe is Pittston (higher is better)

      Compared to the other cities in Pennsylvania and cities in all other U.S. states, how safe is Pittston, PA? From the gauges displayed above, you will notice that Pittston, PA has been ranked safer than 41% of other cities in the state of Pennsylvania. In addition, Pittston, PA is safer than 56% of cities in the entire United States. To achieve these results, all Pennsylvania and United States cities were analyzed to determine how many locations had a lower crime rate than Pittston, PA. By studying this data, it was possible to determine that Pittston, PA is above average in safety when compared with other United States cities.

      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittston

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittston is 1 in 481
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittston is 1 in 58
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittston is 1 in 52
      Wondering what the chances are that you fall victim to a crime in Pittston, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Pittston, PA you have a 1 in 481 chance of becoming a victim of violent crime. Violent crimes include murder, rape, robbery and assault. With regards to property crime, you have a 1 in 58 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 52 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Pittston, PA.

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

      An analysis of year to year crime rates in Pittston, 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 Pittston, PA has decreased by 45%, the amount of property crime in Pittston, PA has decreased by 16%, and the total amount of crime in Pittston, PA has decreased by 21% year to year.

      Pittston police department

      ItemPittstonPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)714,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents0.91.83.3
      There are a total of 7 Pittston police officers. This results in 0.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 50.5% less than the Pennsylvania average and 72.2% 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.

      Nearby Cities With Low Crime Rates

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Mayfield, PA1,728000
      Swoyersville, PA5,00061283344
      West Wyoming, PA2,699112262374
      Tunkhannock, PA1,783116289405
      Courtdale, PA7050416416
      Clarks Green, PA1,43572352424
      Laflin, PA1,55975363437
      Pittston, PA7,6682081,7301,938

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      River Oaks, TX7,666651,3041,369
      Lockwood, MT7,6703512,3422,693
      North Springfield, VA7,6661089001,008
      Jasper, TX7,6632764,3544,630
      Montpelier, VT7,662942,1662,260
      Pittston, PA7,6682081,7301,938
      Source: The Pittston, 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.