Reported Annual Crime In Wilkinsburg

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 peopleWilkinsburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime627n/a (estimate)4,0371,9632,745
StatisticReportedincidents/100k peopleWilkinsburg/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Violent crime115n/a (estimate)741313383
Vehicle theft62n/a399.2101.4237.4
Property crime512n/a (estimate)3,2971,6492,362

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When reviewing the above table, you see a comprehensive overview of all annual crimes reported in Wilkinsburg, PA. All reported Wilkinsburg, 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 Wilkinsburg, PA overall crime rate is 106% higher than in comparison to the Pennsylvania average; and is also 47% higher than compared to the national average. Specifically regarding violent crimes in Wilkinsburg, PA, the rate is 136% higher than compared to the Pennsylvania average, and 93% higher than when paralleled to the national average. When comparing property crime, Wilkinsburg, PA comes in at 100% higher than to the average seen in Pennsylvania, and 40% higher than the overall national average.
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Did you know?

  • The overall crime rate in Wilkinsburg is 47% higher than the national average.
  • For every 100,000 people, there are 11.06 daily crimes that occur in Wilkinsburg.
  • Wilkinsburg is safer than 9% of the cities in the United States.
  • In Wilkinsburg you have a 1 in 25 chance of becoming a victim of any crime.
  • The number of total year over year crimes in Wilkinsburg has increased by 37%.

Compare Wilkinsburg, PA Crime To Other Cities

Daily Crime In Wilkinsburg (per 100,000 people)

The illustration above looks at the comparison of crimes committed in Wilkinsburg, PA on a daily bases (per 100,000 people) to crimes committed throughout the state of Pennsylvania. A comparison to the average number of daily national crimes is displayed as well. According to the latest crime statistics, daily crimes in Wilkinsburg, PA (which include property crimes as well as violent crimes), when compared to Pennsylvania state wide, are 2.06 times more than the state average and 1.47 times more than than national statistics. Violent crimes committed in Wilkinsburg, PA on a daily bases are 2.36 times more than than Pennsylvania average and 1.93 times more than the average nationwide. Daily property crime rates in Wilkinsburg, PA are 2.00 times more than the daily state average and 1.40 times more than the daily national numbers.

How Safe is Wilkinsburg (higher is better)

Are people any safer living in the Wilkinsburg, PA area in comparison to other Pennsylvania communities and all other cities throughout the United States? The evidence provided by these graphs show Wilkinsburg, PA being safer than 6% of cities in Pennsylvania and 9% 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 Wilkinsburg, PA. In conclusion, Wilkinsburg, PA now ranks below average in comparison to all United States cities.

Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in Wilkinsburg

The chance of being a victim of violent crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 136
The chance of being a victim of property crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 31
The chance of being a victim of crime in Wilkinsburg is 1 in 25
Are you curious to know the likelihood of suffering from a crime in Wilkinsburg, 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 Wilkinsburg, PA, the likelihood that you will suffer a violent crime is 1 in 136. 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 31 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 Wilkinsburg, PA is 1 in 25.

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

A good indicator of whether Wilkinsburg, 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 Wilkinsburg, PA has increased by 70%, while the property crime rate in Wilkinsburg, PA has increased by 31% year over year. The number of total crimes in Wilkinsburg, PA has increased by 37% year over year.

Wilkinsburg police department

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
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
Lincoln, PA1,040000
Rosslyn Farms, PA465000
North Braddock, PA4,81064106169
Manor, PA3,2870180180
South Park Township, PA13,47045202247
Bradford Woods, PA1,23044231275
Fox Chapel, PA5,39219263281
Wilkinsburg, PA15,7977413,2974,037

Cities with similar population

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Hueytown, AL15,7975753,6004,175
Groves, TX15,7985032,4202,923
Parkway, CA15,7987083,9394,648
Talladega, AL15,7938865,4126,297
Walnut Park, CA15,7916243,4724,096
Wilkinsburg, PA15,7977413,2974,037
Source: The Wilkinsburg, 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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