Athens, PA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
46
Total Crimes
1,441.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-43.89%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Athens, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Athens is 1,441.1 per 100,000 people. That's -43.89% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and -19.76% lower than the Pennsylvania total crime rate of 1,795.9 per 100,000 people.

Note: Because the rates of crime are so low in America, we use "per 100,000 people" to make the number a bit easier to compare across locations visually. It's mathematically the same as doing per capita comparisons and isn't conveying that there are 100,000+ people in a location.

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Athens SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
3
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
9.5

How Does Athens Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
Athens
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 46 1,441.1 1,795.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 0 0.0 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 3 94.0 188.0 246.8
Violent Crime 8 250.6 306.0 368.9
Burglary 3 94.0 211.6 376.0
Larceny 35 1,096.5 1,175.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 0 0.0 102.4 228.9
Property Crime 38 1,190.5 1,489.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Athens

8
Violent Crimes
250.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-32.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 399.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Athens each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Athens is 250.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -32.06% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • -18.10% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Athens

38
Property Crimes
1,190.5
Property Crimes / 100k People
-45.88%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 84.0 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Athens each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Athens is 1,190.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -45.88% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And -20.10% lower than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,489.9 per 100,000 people.

Athens Crime Compared To Pennsylvania Average

Each category of crime indexed to the worst per capita in Pennsylvania.
Data Source -- FBI UCR 2018.

Crime In Cities Around Athens

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Binghamton, NY 44,876 2,219 4,944.7 4,218.3 726.4
Ithaca, NY 31,145 887 2,848.0 2,616.8 231.2
Cortland, NY 18,631 344 1,846.4 1,696.1 150.3
Corning, NY 10,643 296 2,781.2 2,292.6 488.6
Sayre, PA 6,410 58 904.8 655.2 249.6
Towanda, PA 2,828 96 3,394.6 2,899.6 495.0
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