Mechanicsburg, PA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
157
Total Crimes
1,745.6
Total Crimes / 100k People
-25.59%
Below National Average
223 out of 288
In Pennsylvania
5,185 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Mechanicsburg, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Mechanicsburg is 1,745.6 per 100,000 people. That's -25.59% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -14.16% lower than the Pennsylvania total crime rate of 2,033.6 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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Mechanicsburg SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Mechanicsburg
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 157 1,745.6 2,033.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.9 6.5
Robbery 1 11.1 83.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 7 77.8 264.6 279.7
Violent Crime 13 144.5 389.5 387.8
Burglary 10 111.2 248.6 314.2
Larceny 131 1,456.5 1,274.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 3 33.4 121.0 246.0
Property Crime 144 1,601.1 1,644.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Mechanicsburg

13.0
Violent Crimes
144.5
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-62.73%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 691.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Mechanicsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 256.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Mechanicsburg is 144.5 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -62.73% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -62.89% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 389.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Mechanicsburg

144.0
Property Crimes
1,601.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
-18.24%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 62.5 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Mechanicsburg each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Mechanicsburg is 1,601.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -18.24% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -2.62% lower than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,644.1 per 100,000 people.

Mechanicsburg Crime Compared To Pennsylvania Average

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