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


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

Crime rate in Clairton, PA

The 2018 crime rate in Clairton, PA is 209 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 1.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 69.5% U.S. cities. The 2018 Clairton crime rate fell by 24% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Clairton has seen decreasing violent crime and increasing property crime.
See how dangerous Clairton, PA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Clairton:

208.6
West Elizabeth:

181.0
Elizabeth:

142.9
Glassport:

163.2
Liberty:

8.1
Port Vue:

71.6
Versailles:

280.1
McKeesport:

498.9
Pleasant Hills:

30.3
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Clairton by year

Type

2005

2006

2008

2012

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.5)
0
(0.0)
4
(59.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(61.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.2)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
13
(158.7)
29
(358.6)
6
(76.6)
18
(263.9)
19
(283.4)
23
(349.1)
13
(197.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(244.2)
22
(272.0)
39
(498.1)
20
(293.2)
18
(268.5)
20
(303.6)
10
(151.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
44
(537.3)
93
(1,150)
11
(140.5)
63
(923.5)
46
(686.2)
34
(516.1)
44
(668.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
218
(2,662)
171
(2,114)
19
(242.7)
108
(1,583)
72
(1,074)
62
(941.1)
85
(1,290)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
42
(512.9)
24
(296.7)
1
(12.8)
15
(219.9)
13
(193.9)
19
(288.4)
17
(258.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index281.6400.2194.3295.1364.6274.4208.6

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 24 registered sex offenders living in Clairton, Pennsylvania as of November 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Clairton is 279 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Clairton:

174.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Clairton:

341.5
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Clairton:

395.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2012
Clairton:

293.2
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2008
Clairton:

338.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2006
Clairton:

377.1
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Clairton:

201.5
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2003
Clairton:

315.2
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Clairton:

147.5
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Clairton:

236.8
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Clairton:

193.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Clairton:

220.0
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2012
Clairton:

296.8
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2008
Clairton:

42.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Clairton:

380.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Clairton:

317.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2003
Clairton:

190.0
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Clairton:

105.3
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: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.21
Pennsylvania average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Pennsylvania average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.35
Pennsylvania average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.49
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 10 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Pennsylvania average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Pennsylvania average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.17
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.90
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

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

1.66
Pennsylvania average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 13 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.53
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.06
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.18
Pennsylvania average:

2.85

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Clairton, PA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers

Zip codes: 15025.