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


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

Crime rate in Darby, PA

The 2018 crime rate in Darby, PA is 586 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.1 times higher than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 97.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Darby crime rate fell by 13% compared to 2017. The number of homicides stood at 1 - a decrease of 3 compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Darby has seen decreasing violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Darby, PA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Darby:

585.7
Colwyn:

328.1
Sharon Hill:

314.3
Yeadon:

367.0
Collingdale:

310.5
Aldan:

123.4
East Lansdowne:

222.5
Darby Township:

122.7
Lansdowne:

181.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Darby by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(10.1)
3
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.4)
2
(18.7)
3
(28.1)
4
(37.6)
1
(9.3)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
8
(79.2)
15
(149.2)
5
(50.2)
6
(60.5)
11
(111.6)
12
(120.2)
11
(102.6)
11
(102.7)
87
(814.6)
121
(1,132)
11
(102.8)
5
(46.8)
8
(75.1)
17
(158.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
31
(306.8)
52
(517.2)
58
(581.9)
74
(746.5)
78
(791.0)
66
(661.3)
78
(727.5)
78
(728.2)
80
(749.1)
63
(589.5)
77
(719.8)
69
(645.6)
50
(469.6)
37
(345.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
273
(2,702)
287
(2,854)
342
(3,431)
355
(3,581)
306
(3,103)
335
(3,357)
317
(2,957)
N/A298
(2,790)
227
(2,124)
193
(1,804)
151
(1,413)
110
(1,033)
94
(878.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
100
(989.7)
112
(1,114)
156
(1,565)
148
(1,493)
174
(1,765)
155
(1,553)
234
(2,183)
169
(1,578)
174
(1,629)
157
(1,469)
100
(934.8)
110
(1,029)
86
(807.7)
46
(429.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
232
(2,296)
280
(2,785)
244
(2,448)
283
(2,855)
231
(2,343)
247
(2,475)
298
(2,780)
282
(2,633)
304
(2,846)
266
(2,489)
250
(2,337)
248
(2,321)
278
(2,611)
251
(2,345)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
68
(673.0)
91
(905.0)
67
(672.2)
66
(665.8)
36
(365.1)
52
(521.0)
56
(522.3)
47
(438.8)
47
(440.1)
33
(308.8)
36
(336.5)
40
(374.3)
37
(347.5)
49
(457.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(29.7)
3
(29.8)
3
(30.1)
2
(20.2)
3
(30.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.3)
2
(18.7)
5
(46.8)
1
(9.4)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(28.2)
2
(18.7)
City-Data.com crime index930.51107.11162.21280.71254.41215.31197.51143.41716.31753.3882.3764.7671.5585.7

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 32 registered sex offenders living in Darby, Pennsylvania as of October 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Darby is 334 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Darby:

789.6
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Darby:

901.6
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Darby:

1,132.2
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Darby:

1,402.3
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Darby:

2,507.7
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Darby:

2,603.0
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2011
Darby:

1,944.8
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Darby:

2,129.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Darby:

2,119.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Darby:

2,244.5
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Darby:

2,056.8
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Darby:

1,834.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Darby:

1,603.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Darby:

1,673.7
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Darby:

1,283.5
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Darby:

1,262.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Darby:

271.9
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Darby:

344.2
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Darby:

378.0
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Darby:

354.3
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Darby:

464.6
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Darby:

534.2
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Darby:

513.0
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Darby:

653.9
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Darby:

512.5
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Darby:

524.8
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Darby:

541.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Darby:

536.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Darby:

497.8
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Darby:

413.7
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Darby:

433.3
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Darby:

434.6
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Darby:

363.5
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: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Pennsylvania average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.59
Pennsylvania average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.40
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.20
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.22
Pennsylvania average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 18 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.46
Pennsylvania average:

2.85

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

Zip codes: 19050.