Swarthmore, PA Crime Statistics For 2022

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
32
Total Crimes
497.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-78.78%
Below National Average
97 out of 288
In Pennsylvania
1,553 out of 8,904
In America

What is the crime rate in Swarthmore, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in Swarthmore is 497.8 per 100,000 people. That's -78.78% lower than the national rate of 2,346.0 per 100,000 people and -75.52% 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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Swarthmore SnackAbility

7.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
8

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

Statistic Count
Raw
Swarthmore
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 32 497.8 2,033.6 2,346.0
Murder 0 0.0 7.9 6.5
Robbery 0 0.0 83.9 73.9
Aggravated Assault 1 15.6 264.6 279.7
Violent Crime 2 31.1 389.5 387.8
Burglary 2 31.1 248.6 314.2
Larceny 27 420.0 1,274.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 1 15.6 121.0 246.0
Property Crime 30 466.7 1,644.1 1,958.2

Violent Crime Rates In Swarthmore

2.0
Violent Crimes
31.1
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-91.98%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 3,214.0 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in Swarthmore each year. That compares to a 1 in 256.7 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in Swarthmore is 31.1 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -91.98% lower than the national rate of 387.8 per 100,000 people.
  • -92.01% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 389.5 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In Swarthmore

30.0
Property Crimes
466.7
Property Crimes / 100k People
-76.17%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 214.3 chance of being the victim of a property crime in Swarthmore each year. That compares to a 1 in 51.1 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in Swarthmore is 466.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -76.17% lower than the national rate of 1,958.2 per 100,000 people.
  • And -71.61% lower than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,644.1 per 100,000 people.

Swarthmore 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 Swarthmore

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Ridley Park, PA 7,046 54 766.4 667.0 99.3
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