Reported Annual Crime In Shippensburg

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 peopleShippensburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime47n/a (estimate)8421,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleShippensburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.06.15.0
Rape0n/a0.035.042.6
Robbery1n/a17.976.986.2
Assault0n/a0.0188.0246.8
Violent crime1n/a (estimate)18306381
Burglary5n/a89.5211.6376.0
Theft37n/a662.61,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft4n/a71.6102.4228.9
Property crime46n/a (estimate)8241,4902,200
The table above offers a complete overview of all reported annual crimes in Shippensburg, PA. The total number of reported crimes in Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg, PA crime rate is 53% lower than the Pennsylvania average and is 67% lower than the national average. Looking at violent crime specifically, Shippensburg, PA has a violent crime rate that is 94% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 95% lower than the national average. For property crime, Shippensburg, PA is 45% lower than the Pennsylvania average and 63% lower than the national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Shippensburg is 67% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 2.31 daily crimes that occur in Shippensburg.
  • Shippensburg is safer than 80% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Shippensburg you have a 1 in 119 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Shippensburg has decreased by 34%.

Compare Shippensburg, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Shippensburg (per 100,000 people)

The bar chart above reveals the rate of daily criminal activity in Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg, PA total amount of daily offenses is 2.13 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 3.07 times less than than that of the nation. As for violent crimes, the daily average in Shippensburg, PA is 17.09 times less than the Pennsylvania average, and it is 21.25 times less than the national mean. The statistics for property crimes show that Shippensburg, PA has a daily crime figure that is 1.81 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.67 times less than the daily national rate.

How Safe is Shippensburg (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Shippensburg, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Shippensburg, PA being safer than 67% of cities in Pennsylvania and 80% 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 Shippensburg, PA. In conclusion, Shippensburg, PA now ranks above average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Shippensburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 5585
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 122
The chance of being a victim of crime in Shippensburg is 1 in 119
Are you interested in knowing the odds that you will be a crime victim in Shippensburg, PA? Just look at the above illustrations to see what your chances are of becoming a victim of any crime, such as property crime or violent crime, in this city. In Shippensburg, PA, you have a 1 in 5585 chance of falling victim to a violent crime, such as rape, robbery, assault, or even murder. In terms of property crime, your chances of being a victim are 1 in 122. These crimes include theft, vehicle theft, and burglary. Your overall chance of being a victim of crime in Shippensburg, PA is 1 in 119.

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

An analysis of year to year crime rates in Shippensburg, 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 Shippensburg, PA has decreased by 50%, the amount of property crime in Shippensburg, PA has decreased by 33%, and the total amount of crime in Shippensburg, PA has decreased by 34% year to year.

Shippensburg police department

ItemShippensburgPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)1014,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.81.83.3
There are a total of 10 Shippensburg police officers. This results in 1.8 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 1.2% less than the Pennsylvania average and 44.5% 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
Newville, PA1,274000
Biglerville, PA1,2140330330
Guilford, PA3,066103503606
Mont Alto, PA1,736128626754
Fayetteville, PA2,818142690831
Marion, PA6612821,3731,655
Scotland, PA8803171,5411,858
Shippensburg, PA5,52918824842

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Webster, NY5,5323951,6262,022
Jeanerette, LA5,5266533,9794,632
Hightstown, NJ5,53219643662
Mount Plymouth, FL5,5253712,1992,570
Falcon Heights, MN5,5341231,1131,236
Shippensburg, PA5,52918824842
Source: The Shippensburg, 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.
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