Reported Annual Crime In Pittston

StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,445 (estimate)2,0592,837
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peoplePittston/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.3
Rapen/an/an/a34.740.4
Robberyn/an/an/a96.4102.8
Assaultn/an/an/a180.1248.5
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)375 (estimate)316386
Burglaryn/an/an/a277.8468.9
Theftn/an/an/a1,362.81,745.0
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.1236.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,070 (estimate)1,7432,451

Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Pittston is 14% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.7 daily crimes that occur in Pittston.
  • Pittston is safer than 36% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Pittston you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Pittston has increased by 1%.

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Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Pittston

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Pittston is 1 in 267
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Pittston is 1 in 49
The chance of being a victim of crime in Pittston is 1 in 41

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

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
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
Mayfield, PA1,728000
Courtdale, PA7050272272
Clarks Summit, PA5,04195347442
Clarks Green, PA1,43575411486
Laflin, PA1,55977424501
Moscow, PA2,052154411565
Hilldale, PA1,63588485573
Pittston, PA7,6683752,0702,445

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Lockwood, MT7,6703452,5192,864
North Springfield, VA7,6661181,0041,122
River Oaks, TX7,6661671,6191,786
Jasper, TX7,6634995,2915,790
Lamar, CO7,6624683,7424,210
Pittston, PA7,6683752,0702,445
Source: The Pittston, 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.