Reported Annual Crime In Steelton

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 peopleSteelton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime172n/a (estimate)2,8941,7962,580
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleSteelton/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder1n/a16.86.15.0
Rape5n/a84.135.042.6
Robbery5n/a84.176.986.2
Assault28n/a471.1188.0246.8
Violent crime39n/a (estimate)656306381
Burglary11n/a185.1211.6376.0
Theft101n/a1,699.21,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theft21n/a353.3102.4228.9
Property crime133n/a (estimate)2,2381,4902,200
When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Steelton, PA. All reported Steelton, PA crimes are shown and for assessment, each particular crime is demonstrated, establishing an accurate total that represents any crimes committed for every 100,000 residents. You'll also notice that the crimes are distributed into two separate categories, being; violent crimes and property crimes. In addition, the table also demonstrates that the Steelton, PA overall crime rate is 61% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 12% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Steelton, PA, the rate is 114% higher than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 72% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Steelton, PA comes in at 50% higher than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 2% higher than the overall national average.

Steelton crime map

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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Steelton is 12% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 7.93 daily crimes that occur in Steelton.
  • Steelton is safer than 5% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Steelton you have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Steelton has decreased by 40%.

Compare Steelton, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Steelton (per 100,000 people)

The number of daily crimes per 100,000 residents in Steelton, PA is demonstrated in the illustration above. So that direct comparisons can be made, the number of daily crimes for Pennsylvania and on a national level are also posted. As you can see, the daily crimes for Steelton, PA are 1.61 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.12 times more than the national level. Daily violent Crimes in Steelton, PA are 2.14 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.72 times more than the national mean. While daily property crimes in Steelton, PA are 1.50 times more than than Pennsylvania and 1.02 times more than the national average.

How Safe is Steelton (higher is better)

How safe is Steelton, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Steelton, PA is safer than 3% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 5% of the cities in the United States. These results are determined by analyzing all cities in Pennsylvania and across the US as a whole and determining how many total cities have a lower crime rate than Steelton, PA. Overall, Steelton, PA is ranked below average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Steelton

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Steelton is 1 in 153
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Steelton is 1 in 45
The chance of being a victim of crime in Steelton is 1 in 35
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Steelton, PA? The graphics above display the likelihood of becoming victimized by an illegal act such as a crime including violence or property damage. If you reside in Steelton, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 153. These sorts of violent crimes include murder, sexual assault, robbery, and physical assault. Illegal actions against property are represented by a likelihood of 1 in 45 that you become a victim. These sorts of crimes against personal property include burglary, theft, and auto theft. In total, the likelihood of being victimized by a crime in Steelton, PA is 1 in 35.

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

A good indicator of whether Steelton, PA is becoming a safer or a more dangerous place to live can be determined by analyzing the year over year crime rate. In the graph above, the year over year crime rates are displayed for violent, property and total crimes per 100,000 people. The number of violent crimes in Steelton, PA has decreased by 50%, while the property crime rate in Steelton, PA has decreased by 36% year over year. The number of total crimes in Steelton, PA has decreased by 40% year over year.

Steelton police department

ItemSteeltonPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)914,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.51.83.3
There are a total of 9 Steelton police officers. This results in 1.5 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 18.1% less than the Pennsylvania average and 54% 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
Royalton, PA1,044000
Shiremanstown, PA1,5176363127
Colony Park, PA1,45964310374
Rheems, PA1,551102497599
Paxtang, PA1,493112543655
Bainbridge, PA1,640112546658
Palmdale, PA1,043115560674
Steelton, PA5,9386562,2382,894

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Rincon Valley, AZ5,9381548711,025
Piedmont, SC5,9405243,2403,764
Caruthersville, MO5,9411,2414,7876,028
Colusa, CA5,9351851,3421,527
Old Tappan, NJ5,94217367383
Steelton, PA5,9386562,2382,894
Source: The Steelton, 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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