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Total crime 12%
Violent crime 32%
Property crime 9%
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 peopleYork/100k peoplePennsylvania/100k peopleNational/100k people
Total crime0n/a (estimate)2,791 (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)500 (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)2,291 (estimate)1,4032,110

Key findings

  • York crime rates are 12% higher than the national average
  • Violent crimes in York are 32% higher than the national average
  • In York you have a 1 in 36 chance of becoming a victim of crime
  • York is safer than 19% of the cities in the United States
  • Year over year crime in York has decreased by 22%

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      Daily Crime In York (per 100,000 people)

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      Chance of Being A Victim of Crime in York

      The chance of being a victim of violent crime in York is 1 in 201
      The chance of being a victim of property crime in York is 1 in 44
      The chance of being a victim of crime in York is 1 in 36

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

      York police department

      ItemYorkPennsylvaniaNational
      Law enforcement employees (officers & civilians)11814,701558,732
      Police officers & civilians /1000 residents2.71.83.3
      There are a total of 118 York police officers. This results in 2.7 police officers per 1,000 residents which is 47% greater than the Pennsylvania average and 17.4% 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
      Midway, PA1,9071140114
      East Berlin, PA1,5630195195
      Tyler Run, PA1,46644201245
      Stonybrook, PA2,25490413503
      Loganville, PA1,18495434529
      Stewartstown, PA1,902100458558
      Rheems, PA1,551102468570
      York, PA43,8485002,2912,791

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationViolent crime/100k peopleProperty crime/100k peopleTotal crime/100k people
      Haltom City, TX43,8642832,6272,909
      Coachella, CA43,8262711,9232,194
      University, FL43,8716003,4084,009
      Dublin, OH43,87452864917
      Fort Pierce, FL43,8835562,8803,436
      York, PA43,8485002,2912,791
      Source: The York, 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.