Shamokin, PA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30
278
Total Crimes
3,960.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
59.90%
Above National Average
966 out of 997
In Pennsylvania
8,709 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in Shamokin, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Shamokin is 3,960.1 per 100,000 people. That's 59.90% higher than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and 131.61% higher 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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Shamokin SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
3
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
5
Commute
6

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Shamokin
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 278 3,960.1 1,709.8 2,476.7
Murder 1 14.2 5.2 5.0
Robbery 4 57.0 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 48 683.8 191.1 250.2
Violent Crime 57 812.0 306.4 366.7
Burglary 40 569.8 182.4 340.5
Larceny 165 2,350.4 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 16 227.9 96.8 219.9
Property Crime 221 3,148.1 1,403.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In Shamokin

57
Violent Crimes
812.0
Violent Crimes / 100k People
121.43%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 123.2 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Shamokin each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Shamokin is 812.0 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 121.43% higher than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • 164.98% higher than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Shamokin

221
Property Crimes
3,148.1
Property Crimes / 100k People
49.21%
Above National Average
  • You have a 1 in 31.8 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Shamokin each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Shamokin is 3,148.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's 49.21% higher than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And 124.32% higher than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,403.4 per 100,000 people.

Shamokin 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 Shamokin

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Pottsville, PA 13,529 271 2,003.1 1,677.9 325.2
Sunbury, PA 9,352 133 1,422.2 1,251.1 171.1
Selinsgrove, PA 5,962 143 2,398.5 2,063.1 335.5
Mount Carmel, PA 5,618 134 2,385.2 1,317.2 1,068.0
Shenandoah, PA 4,779 102 2,134.3 1,171.8 962.5
Edgewood, PA 3,022 86 2,845.8 2,779.6 66.2
Kulpmont, PA 2,787 13 466.5 251.2 215.3
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