Pottsville, PA Crime Statistics For 2020

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Updated: 2020-03-08
271
Total Crimes
2,003.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-22.01%
Below National Average

What is the crime rate in Pottsville, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Pottsville is 2,003.1 per 100,000 people. That's -22.01% lower than the national rate of 2,568.4 per 100,000 people and 11.53% higher 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.

Pottsville SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Pottsville
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 271 2,003.1 1,795.9 2,568.4
Murder 0 0.0 6.1 5.0
Robbery 4 29.6 76.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 32 236.5 188.0 246.8
Violent Crime 44 325.2 306.0 368.9
Burglary 29 214.4 211.6 376.0
Larceny 188 1,389.6 1,175.9 1,594.6
Car Theft 10 73.9 102.4 228.9
Property Crime 227 1,677.9 1,489.9 2,199.5

Violent Crime Rates In Pottsville

44
Violent Crimes
325.2
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-11.84%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 307.5 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Pottsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.8 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Pottsville is 325.2 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -11.84% lower than the national rate of 368.9 per 100,000 people.
  • 6.28% higher than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.0 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Pottsville

227
Property Crimes
1,677.9
Property Crimes / 100k People
-23.72%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 59.6 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Pottsville each year. That compares to a 1 in 45.5 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Pottsville is 1,677.9 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -23.72% lower than the national rate of 2,199.5 per 100,000 people.
  • And 12.61% higher than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,489.9 per 100,000 people.

Pottsville 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 Pottsville

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Shamokin, PA 7,020 278 3,960.1 3,148.1 812.0
Tamaqua, PA 6,698 132 1,970.7 1,791.6 179.2
Mount Carmel, PA 5,618 134 2,385.2 1,317.2 1,068.0
Schuylkill Haven, PA 5,116 88 1,720.1 1,544.2 175.9
Shenandoah, PA 4,779 102 2,134.3 1,171.8 962.5
Minersville, PA 4,160 31 745.2 528.8 216.3
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