Reported Annual Crime In Waynesboro

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 peopleWaynesboro/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime251n/a (estimate)2,3051,9632,756
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWaynesboro/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Murder0n/a0.05.85.3
Rape2n/a18.432.841.7
Robbery5n/a45.992.198.0
Assault8n/a73.5182.6248.9
Violent crime15n/a (estimate)138313394
Burglary37n/a339.8250.3430.4
Theft193n/a1,772.41,297.71,694.4
Vehicle theft6n/a55.1101.4237.4
Property crime236n/a (estimate)2,1671,6492,362

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The table above provides a full overview of all reported crimes in Waynesboro, PA for the year. The sum of recorded criminal acts in Waynesboro, PA is displayed; for comparisons, each offense is also shown in regards to the amount of offenses per 100,000 people. Along with this, they are separated into multiple categories: violent crimes and property crimes. The crime data reveals that the overall Waynesboro, PA crime rates are 17% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania mean and are 16% lower than the nation's mean. In regards to violent offenses, Waynesboro, PA has a rate that is 56% lower than the Pennsylvania average; compared to the United States, it is 65% lower than. Looking at crimes involving property, Waynesboro, PA is 31% higher than its state's mean, and 8% lower than the country's average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Waynesboro is 16% lower than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 6.32 daily crimes that occur in Waynesboro.
  • Waynesboro is safer than 55% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Waynesboro you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Waynesboro has decreased by 15%.

Compare Waynesboro, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Waynesboro (per 100,000 people)

The graph above illustrates the number of daily crimes in Waynesboro, PA per 100,000 people. For comparison purposes, the number of daily crimes is also reported for Pennsylvania and on a national level. In Waynesboro, PA the total number of daily crimes is 1.17 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.20 times less than the national average. The number of daily violent crimes in Waynesboro, PA is 2.27 times less than the Pennsylvania average and 2.86 times less than the national average. With regards to property crimes, Waynesboro, PA has a daily crime rate that is 1.31 times more than the Pennsylvania average and 1.09 times less than the national average.

How Safe is Waynesboro (higher is better)

How safe is Waynesboro, PA compared to other cities in Pennsylvania and the rest of the cities across the United States? The graphs above show that Waynesboro, PA is safer than 40% of the cities in Pennsylvania and 55% 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 Waynesboro, PA. Overall, Waynesboro, PA is ranked above average compared to all other cities across the United States.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Waynesboro

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 726
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 47
The chance of being a victim of crime in Waynesboro is 1 in 44
Wondering what the chances are that you will be the victim of a crime in Waynesboro, PA? The illustrations above show how likely you are to become a victim of violent crime, property crime or any crime. In Waynesboro, PA you have a 1 in 726 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 47 chance of becoming a victim. Property crimes include burglary, theft and vehicle theft. Overall, you have a 1 in 44 chance of becoming a victim of crime in Waynesboro, PA.

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

Determining whether Waynesboro, PA is growing less or more safe for inhabitants is most easily done by comparing yearly crime rates. Graphs - like the one above - show crimes by crime type per 100,000 residents. They are displayed by crime types of violent, property, and total, in order to give a better overview of yearly crime rates. Waynesboro, PA has decreased by 17% in violent crimes. At the same time, property crime has decreased by 15% year over year. Total crimes for Waynesboro, PA has decreased by 15% in the same time frame.

Waynesboro police department

ItemWaynesboroPennsylvaniaNational
Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2014,701558,732
Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.91.83.3
There are a total of 20 Waynesboro police officers. This results in 1.9 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 2.6% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 42.4% 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
Fairfield, PA5350394394
Carroll Valley, PA3,91625557582
Greencastle, PA4,03925569594
Guilford, PA3,066106557662
Pen Mar, PA1,131110578687
Wayne Heights, PA2,545124653777
Smithsburg, MD2,99967733799
Waynesboro, PA10,7641382,1672,305

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
Sweetwater, TX10,7654293,3663,795
Vernon, TX10,7613663,2573,623
Storm Lake, IA10,7686582,6143,272
Fort Madison, IA10,7696273,3353,962
Summerfield, NC10,7581399701,108
Waynesboro, PA10,7641382,1672,305
Source: The Waynesboro, PA crime data displayed above is derived from the FBI's uniform crime reports for the year of 2017. 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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