West Pittston, PA Crime Statistics For 2021

Demographics | Crime
Updated: 2020-12-30
55
Total Crimes
1,160.1
Total Crimes / 100k People
-53.16%
Below National Average
617 out of 997
In Pennsylvania
3,842 out of 9,891
In America

What is the crime rate in West Pittston, PA?

According to the most recent data from the FBI, the total crime rate in West Pittston is 1,160.1 per 100,000 people. That's -53.16% lower than the national rate of 2,476.7 per 100,000 people and -32.15% lower 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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West Pittston SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
9

How Does West Pittston Crime Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

Statistic Count
Raw
West Pittston
/ 100k People
Pennsylvania
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 55 1,160.1 1,709.8 2,476.7
Murder 0 0.0 5.2 5.0
Robbery 1 21.1 76.1 81.6
Aggravated Assault 6 126.6 191.1 250.2
Violent Crime 8 168.7 306.4 366.7
Burglary 4 84.4 182.4 340.5
Larceny 42 885.9 1,124.2 1,549.5
Car Theft 1 21.1 96.8 219.9
Property Crime 47 991.4 1,403.4 2,109.9

Violent Crime Rates In West Pittston

8
Violent Crimes
168.7
Violent Crimes / 100k People
-53.98%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 592.6 chance of being the victim of a violent crime in West Pittston each year. That compares to a 1 in 326.3 chance statewide.
  • The violent crime rate in West Pittston is 168.7 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.98% lower than the national rate of 366.7 per 100,000 people.
  • -44.93% lower than the Pennsylvania violent crime rate of 306.4 per 100,000 people.

Property Crime Rates In West Pittston

47
Property Crimes
991.4
Property Crimes / 100k People
-53.01%
Below National Average
  • You have a 1 in 100.9 chance of being the victim of a property crime in West Pittston each year. That compares to a 1 in 47.4 chance nationally.
  • The property crime rate in West Pittston is 991.4 per 100,000 people.
  • That's -53.01% lower than the national rate of 2,109.9 per 100,000 people.
  • And -29.36% lower than the Pennsylvania property crime rate of 1,403.4 per 100,000 people.

West Pittston 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 West Pittston

City Population Count
Raw
Total Crime
/ 100k People
Property Crime
/ 100k People
Violent Crime
/ 100k People
Dickson, TN 15,703 784 4,992.7 4,279.4 713.2
Dunmore, PA 12,933 192 1,484.6 1,306.7 177.8
Kingston, PA 12,836 224 1,745.1 1,565.9 179.2
Old Forge, PA 7,891 37 468.9 392.9 76.0
Pittston, PA 7,689 149 1,937.8 1,729.7 208.1
Clarks Summit, PA 6,210 50 805.2 756.8 48.3
Blakely, PA 6,201 45 725.7 628.9 96.8
Taylor, PA 5,889 173 2,937.7 2,292.4 645.3
Exeter, PA 5,580 85 1,523.3 1,308.2 215.1
Olyphant, PA 5,026 23 457.6 258.7 199.0
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