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Total crime 3%
Violent crime 12%
Property crime 6%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects the 2018 calendar year and was released from the FBI in September, 2019; this is the most current data available.
Crime data for this area is not available from the FBI, so estimates are used based on demographic data including, but not limited to: home prices, income per capita and population density.
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkinsburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,495 (estimate)1,7962,580
Murdern/an/an/a6.15.0
Rapen/an/an/a35.042.6
Robberyn/an/an/a76.986.2
Assaultn/an/an/a188.0246.8
Violent crimen/an/a (estimate)425 (estimate)306381
Burglaryn/an/an/a211.6376.0
Theftn/an/an/a1,175.91,594.6
Vehicle theftn/an/an/a102.4228.9
Property crimen/an/a (estimate)2,070 (estimate)1,4902,200

Key findings

  • Wilkinsburg crime rates are 3% lower than the national average
  • Violent crimes in Wilkinsburg are 12% higher than the national average
  • In Wilkinsburg you have a 1 in 41 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • Wilkinsburg is safer than 27% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in Wilkinsburg has decreased by 38%

Wilkinsburg crime map

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The Wilkinsburg crime map provides a detailed overview of all crimes in Wilkinsburg 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 Wilkinsburg crime heat map offers insight into the total crimes on a block group level.

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      Daily Crime In Wilkinsburg (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilkinsburg

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 236
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 49
      The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 41

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

      Wilkinsburg police department

      ItemWilkinsburgPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)2714,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents1.71.83.3
      There are a total of 27 Wilkinsburg police officers. This results in 1.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 7.5% less than the Pennsylvania average and 48.1% 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
      Ben Avon Heights, PA349000
      Lincoln, PA1,040000
      West Leechburg, PA1,280000
      Rosslyn Farms, PA465000
      Liberty, PA2,55440040
      Manor, PA3,28730119148
      Heidelberg, PA1,3141640164
      Wilkinsburg, PA15,7974252,0702,495

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      Hueytown, AL15,7974623,4553,917
      Parkway, CA15,7987053,7554,460
      Groves, TX15,7984521,9532,404
      Talladega, AL15,7938085,2476,056
      Walnut Park, CA15,7916223,3093,931
      Wilkinsburg, PA15,7974252,0702,495
      Source: The Wilkinsburg, 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.