Crime Trend in Pennsylvania

There were 39,228 violent crimes, 669 murders, 179,665 property crimes in 2019.

Violent crime in Pennsylvania

Number of violent crimes

Crime rates (rate per 100,000)

Year Violent crime Rate Source
2019 39,228 306.4 [51]
2018 39,099 305.4 [51]
2017 40,120 313.3 [52]
2016 40,389 315.9 [52]
2015 40,339 315.1 [53]
2014 40,298 315.0 [53]
2013 41,713 326.6 [54]
2012 45,384 355.5 [54]
2011 45,240 355.0 [55]
2010 46,612 366.5 [55]

Murder and non negligent manslaughter in Pennsylvania

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Murder Rate Source
2019 669 5.2 [51]
2018 784 6.1 [51]
2017 739 5.8 [52]
2016 674 5.3 [52]
2015 658 5.1 [53]
2014 610 4.8 [53]
2013 594 4.7 [54]
2012 707 5.5 [54]
2011 637 5.0 [55]
2010 653 5.1 [55]

The number of robberies in Pennsylvania

Number of murders

Murder rate (per 100,000)

Year Robberies Rate Source
2019 9,743 76.1 [51]
2018 9,854 77.0 [51]
2017 11,793 92.1 [52]
2016 12,314 96.3 [52]
2015 13,003 101.6 [53]
2014 13,545 105.9 [53]
2013 14,762 115.6 [54]
2012 15,735 123.3 [54]
2011 16,131 126.6 [55]
2010 16,375 128.8 [55]

The number of aggravated assaults in Pennsylvania

Number of aggravated assaults

Aggravated assault rate (per 100,000)

Year Aggravated assaults Rate Source
2019 24,465 191.1 [51]
2018 23,971 187.3 [51]
2017 23,387 182.6 [52]
2016 22,942 179.4 [52]
2015 22,373 174.8 [53]
2014 22,304 174.3 [53]
2013 23,719 185.7 [54]
2012 25,571 200.3 [54]
2011 25,148 197.3 [55]
2010 26,112 205.3 [55]

The number of property crimes in Pennsylvania

Number of property crimes

Property crime rate (per 100,000)

Year Property crimes Rate Source
2019 179,665 1403.4 [51]
2018 190,633 1489.2 [51]
2017 211,220 1649.4 [52]
2016 222,394 1739.2 [52]
2015 232,085 1812.8 [53]
2014 246,982 1930.5 [53]
2013 263,240 2060.8 [54]
2012 276,562 2166.7 [54]
2011 283,179 2222.3 [55]
2010 276,366 2173.1 [55]

The number of burglaries in Pennsylvania

Number of burglaries

Burglary rate (per 100,000)

Year Burglary Rate Source
2019 23,354 182.4 [51]
2018 27,054 211.3 [51]
2017 32,057 250.3 [52]
2016 35,178 275.1 [52]
2015 39,664 309.8 [53]
2014 45,718 357.3 [53]
2013 52,034 407.3 [54]
2012 57,040 446.9 [54]
2011 57,850 454.0 [55]
2010 55,206 434.1 [55]

The number of larceny thefts in Pennsylvania

Number of larceny thefts

Larceny theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Larceny Rate Source
2019 143,921 1124.2 [51]
2018 150,441 1175.2 [51]
2017 166,178 1297.7 [52]
2016 174,147 1361.9 [52]
2015 180,287 1408.2 [53]
2014 188,211 1471.1 [53]
2013 197,436 1545.6 [54]
2012 204,409 1601.4 [54]
2011 208,485 1636.1 [55]
2010 204,440 1607.5 [55]

The number of motor vehicle thefts in Pennsylvania

Number of motor vehicle thefts

Motor vehicle theft rate (per 100,000)

Year Vehicle theft Rate Source
2019 12,390 96.8 [51]
2018 13,138 102.6 [51]
2017 12,985 101.4 [52]
2016 13,069 102.2 [52]
2015 12,134 94.8 [53]
2014 13,053 102.0 [53]
2013 13,770 107.8 [54]
2012 15,113 118.4 [54]
2011 16,844 132.2 [55]
2010 16,720 131.5 [55]

crime rate = number / population * 100,000

FBI calculates the crime rates by using population data published by U.S. Census Bureau in all years.

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