Ephrata, PA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
198
Total Crimes
1,418.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
-42.72%
Below National Average
683 out of 997
In Pennsylvania
4,620 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Ephrata, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Ephrata is 1,418.7 per 100,000 people. That's -42.72% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -17.02% lower than the Pennsylvania total crime rate of 1,709.8 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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Ephrata SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Ephrata
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 198 1,418.7 1,709.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 2 14.3 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 21 150.5 191.1 250.2
Violent Crime 23 164.8 306.4 366.7
Burglary 22 157.6 182.4 340.5
Larceny 148 1,060.5 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 5 35.8 96.8 219.9
Property Crime 175 1,253.9 1,403.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Ephrata

23
Violent Crimes
164.8
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-55.06%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 606.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Ephrata each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Ephrata is 164.8 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -55.06% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -46.22% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Ephrata

175
Property Crimes
1,253.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-40.57%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 79.7 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Ephrata each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Ephrata is 1,253.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -40.57% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -10.65% lower than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,403.4 per 100,000 people.

Ephrata 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 Ephrata

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Wyomissing, PA 10,504 217 2,065.9 1,894.5 171.4
Columbia, PA 10,436 195 1,868.5 1,686.5 182.1
Lititz, PA 9,448 33 349.3 264.6 84.7
Millersville, PA 8,380 85 1,014.3 895.0 119.3
Mount Joy, PA 8,332 116 1,392.2 1,080.2 312.0
New Holland, PA 5,507 71 1,289.3 1,162.2 127.1
Shillington, PA 5,289 76 1,436.9 1,361.3 75.6
Akron, PA 4,033 18 446.3 396.7 49.6
Denver, PA 3,881 38 979.1 876.1 103.1
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