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Crime rate in Ambler, Pennsylvania (PA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map


City-Data.com crime index in Ambler, PA compared to other U.S. cities

Crime rate in Ambler, PA

The 2018 crime rate in Ambler, PA is 120 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.3 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 46.1% U.S. cities. The 2018 Ambler crime rate fell by 20% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Ambler has seen increasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Ambler, PA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ambler:

120.3
North Wales:

64.5
Horsham:

37.5
East Norriton:

149.4
Jenkintown:

127.9
Hatboro:

54.8
Norristown:

216.0
Lansdale:

96.6
Conshohocken:

61.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ambler by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(15.6)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(32.1)
2
(31.1)
1
(15.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
3
(46.0)
9
(138.3)
1
(15.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(46.9)
4
(62.9)
2
(32.0)
6
(96.9)
6
(97.2)
2
(32.1)
2
(31.1)
5
(77.3)
6
(92.1)
2
(30.7)
6
(92.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(15.4)
2
(30.6)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(78.1)
1
(15.7)
4
(64.0)
7
(113.0)
4
(64.8)
9
(144.5)
9
(139.8)
1
(15.5)
6
(92.1)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
4
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
5
(76.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
11
(171.9)
12
(188.8)
11
(176.1)
15
(242.2)
5
(81.0)
14
(224.8)
19
(295.2)
24
(371.2)
5
(76.8)
4
(61.4)
2
(30.7)
3
(46.0)
4
(61.5)
6
(91.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
101
(1,579)
125
(1,967)
101
(1,617)
101
(1,631)
139
(2,252)
136
(2,184)
120
(1,864)
151
(2,336)
84
(1,290)
63
(967.0)
55
(843.3)
61
(936.0)
41
(629.9)
72
(1,102)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(125.0)
20
(314.7)
5
(80.0)
7
(113.0)
3
(48.6)
5
(80.3)
8
(124.3)
4
(61.9)
3
(46.1)
7
(107.4)
5
(76.7)
3
(46.0)
5
(76.8)
2
(30.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.0)
2
(32.3)
1
(16.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.5)
1
(15.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index127.4139.1118.6142.9141.8173.7167.3163.0106.791.5115.6159.4150.9120.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 274.0. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.




According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Ambler, Pennsylvania as of September 21, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ambler is 1,311 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Ambler:

99.5
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Ambler:

146.0
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ambler:

145.8
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ambler:

115.0
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ambler:

61.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ambler:

92.1
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ambler:

61.9
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ambler:

116.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ambler:

120.4
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ambler:

81.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ambler:

105.0
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ambler:

64.0
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ambler:

39.3
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ambler:

78.1
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ambler:

67.9
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ambler:

54.4
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ambler:

88.2
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Ambler:

78.1
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Ambler:

55.3
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ambler:

62.9
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ambler:

59.8
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ambler:

76.7
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ambler:

86.7
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ambler:

200.3
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ambler:

170.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ambler:

166.2
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ambler:

136.1
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ambler:

147.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Ambler:

128.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ambler:

183.3
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ambler:

132.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ambler:

111.4
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ambler:

84.4
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ambler:

127.5
U.S. Average:

336.9
Murders per 100,000 population
Rapes per 100,000 population
Robberies per 100,000 population
Assaults per 100,000 population
Burglaries per 100,000 population
Thefts per 100,000 population
Auto thefts per 100,000 population
Arson per 100,000 population

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Pennsylvania average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Pennsylvania average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Pennsylvania average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 14 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.00
Pennsylvania average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.15
Pennsylvania average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.01
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.25
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 16 (14 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.27
Pennsylvania average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.10
Pennsylvania average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 15 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.08
Pennsylvania average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Pennsylvania average:

2.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.87
Pennsylvania average:

2.85

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Ambler, PA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 19002.