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


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

Crime rate in Ellwood City, PA

The 2018 crime rate in Ellwood City, PA is 114 (City-Data.com crime index), which is 2.4 times lower than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 43.4% U.S. cities. The 2018 Ellwood City crime rate fell by 12% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Ellwood City has seen rise of violent crime and decline of property crime.
See how dangerous Ellwood City, PA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Ellwood City:

114.2
Koppel:

210.2
Wampum:

31.2
New Beaver:

5.6
Beaver Falls:

236.8
Darlington:

42.0
Patterson Township:

56.9
New Brighton:

231.6
Zelienople:

122.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Ellwood City 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)
1
(12.6)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(47.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(24.8)
1
(12.5)
1
(12.7)
2
(25.4)
3
(37.8)
1
(12.7)
1
(12.9)
1
(13.0)
2
(26.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(47.7)
18
(217.7)
7
(86.8)
9
(112.9)
14
(177.5)
8
(101.4)
5
(62.9)
8
(101.5)
6
(77.5)
2
(26.0)
3
(39.3)
3
(39.7)
4
(53.5)
3
(40.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
25
(298.3)
22
(266.1)
25
(310.0)
21
(263.4)
26
(329.6)
14
(177.5)
21
(264.3)
9
(114.1)
17
(219.7)
7
(90.9)
5
(65.6)
23
(304.2)
4
(53.5)
6
(80.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
36
(429.5)
39
(471.6)
35
(434.0)
72
(903.2)
74
(938.0)
75
(950.9)
44
(553.7)
29
(367.8)
35
(452.3)
22
(285.6)
22
(288.4)
15
(198.4)
15
(200.6)
20
(268.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
134
(1,599)
155
(1,874)
200
(2,480)
182
(2,283)
244
(3,093)
203
(2,574)
197
(2,479)
138
(1,750)
126
(1,628)
107
(1,389)
145
(1,901)
125
(1,653)
106
(1,418)
95
(1,276)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(95.4)
9
(108.8)
6
(74.4)
14
(175.6)
1
(12.7)
3
(38.0)
2
(25.2)
2
(25.4)
1
(12.9)
3
(38.9)
2
(26.2)
7
(92.6)
5
(66.9)
5
(67.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2
(23.9)
5
(60.5)
8
(99.2)
1
(12.5)
2
(25.4)
3
(38.0)
2
(25.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(12.9)
2
(26.0)
2
(26.2)
1
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index213.8235.2243.4265.2319.7258.8267.1186.6201.2115.0144.2160.2129.6114.2

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 21 registered sex offenders living in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania as of October 20, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ellwood City is 377 to 1.



Violent crime rate in 2018
Ellwood City:

73.9
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Ellwood City:

80.3
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2016
Ellwood City:

171.9
U.S. Average:

216.3

Violent crime rate in 2015
Ellwood City:

78.7
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Ellwood City:

71.4
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Ellwood City:

187.4
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Ellwood City:

145.8
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Ellwood City:

226.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Ellwood City:

164.8
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Ellwood City:

266.2
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Ellwood City:

200.7
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Ellwood City:

223.2
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Ellwood City:

241.9
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Ellwood City:

220.7
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Ellwood City:

138.0
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Ellwood City:

141.1
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Ellwood City:

118.3
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2018
Ellwood City:

127.6
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Ellwood City:

121.1
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2016
Ellwood City:

136.2
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Ellwood City:

156.7
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Ellwood City:

132.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Ellwood City:

173.8
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Ellwood City:

164.9
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Ellwood City:

238.5
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Ellwood City:

324.6
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Ellwood City:

344.2
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Ellwood City:

321.1
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Ellwood City:

222.0
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Ellwood City:

204.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Ellwood City:

180.1
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Ellwood City:

106.8
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Ellwood City:

150.7
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Ellwood City:

158.7
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: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Pennsylvania average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.34
Pennsylvania average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.32
Pennsylvania average:

1.96

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.30
Pennsylvania average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.29
Pennsylvania average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.26
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 12 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Pennsylvania average:

2.06

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Pennsylvania average:

2.07

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.38
Pennsylvania average:

2.09

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 12 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.36
Pennsylvania average:

2.11

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 13 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.27
Pennsylvania average:

2.85

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Ellwood City, PA
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Officers
Full-time Law Enforcement Employees - Civilians

Zip codes: 16117.