New Kensington, PA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
390
Total Crimes
3,177.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
35.45%
Above National Average
275 out of 288
In Pennsylvania
7,389 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in New Kensington, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in New Kensington is 3,177.7 per 100,000 people. That's 35.45% higher than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and 56.26% higher 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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New Kensington SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
8
Commute
6

How Does New Kensington Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
New Kensington
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 390 3,177.7 2,033.6 2,346.0
Murder 1 8.1 7.9 6.5
Robbery 19 154.8 83.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 37 301.5 264.6 279.7
Violent Crime 65 529.6 389.5 387.8
Burglary 48 391.1 248.6 314.2
Larceny 258 2,102.2 1,274.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 19 154.8 121.0 246.0
Property Crime 325 2,648.1 1,644.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In New Kensington

65.0
Violent Crimes
529.6
Violent Crimes / 100k People
36.57%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 188.8 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in New Kensington each year. That compares to a 1 in 256.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in New Kensington is 529.6 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 36.57% higher than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • 35.97% higher than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 389.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In New Kensington

325.0
Property Crimes
2,648.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
35.23%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 37.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in New Kensington each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in New Kensington is 2,648.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 35.23% higher than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And 61.07% higher than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,644.1 per 100,000 people.

New Kensington 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 New Kensington

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Lower Burrell, PA 11,077 121 1,092.4 947.9 144.4
Springdale, PA 3,294 57 1,730.4 1,366.1 364.3
Brackenridge, PA 3,140 40 1,273.9 1,051.0 222.9
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