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Total crime 32%
Violent crime 20%
Property crime 34%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2019 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2020; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI. Either data from local enforcement agencies is applied or estimates are created based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSomerset/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)1,690 (estimate)1,7102,489
Murdern/an/an/a5.25.0
Rapen/an/an/a34.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.181.6
Assaultn/an/an/a191.1250.2
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)303 (estimate)306379
Burglaryn/an/an/a182.4340.5
Theftn/an/an/a1,124.21,549.5
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a96.8219.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)1,387 (estimate)1,4032,110

Key findings

  • Somerset crime rates are 32% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Somerset are 20% lower than the national average
  • In Somerset you have a 1 in 60 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Somerset is safer than 42% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Somerset has decreased by 13%

Somerset crime map

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The Somerset crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Somerset as reported by the local law enforcement agency. Based on the color coded legend above, the crime map outlines the areas with lower crime compared to the areas with higher crime. The Somerset crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Somerset (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Somerset

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Somerset is 1 in 331
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Somerset is 1 in 73
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Somerset is 1 in 60

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

      Somerset police department

      ItemSomersetPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.41.83.3
      There are a total of 9 Somerset police officers. This results in 1.4 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 21.3% less than the Pennsylvania average and 55.8% 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
      Meyersdale, PA1,872000
      Indian Lake, PA392000
      Jennerstown, PA5540153153
      Hooversville, PA584333333666
      Friedens, PA1,736142652794
      Berlin, PA1,986144660804
      Jerome, PA1,013144660804
      Somerset, PA6,1023031,3871,690

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Stone Mountain, GA6,1025122,7453,257
      Braidwood, IL6,102161548710
      Brunswick, MD6,1012331,9302,163
      Cheshire Village, CT6,1031301,0101,140
      Manistee, MI6,1003771,6221,999
      Somerset, PA6,1023031,3871,690
      Source: The Somerset, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2019. 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.