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


Crime rates in Erie by year

Type

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

Murders
(per 100,000)
4
(3.8)
3
(2.9)
1
(1.0)
6
(5.8)
2
(1.9)
3
(2.9)
7
(6.7)
4
(3.9)
12
(11.5)
6
(5.9)
8
(7.8)
3
(3.0)
10
(10.0)
9
(9.1)
10
(10.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
71
(68.2)
70
(68.4)
65
(63.9)
75
(72.0)
69
(67.2)
75
(73.7)
88
(84.7)
83
(79.9)
78
(74.9)
77
(75.4)
64
(62.8)
60
(59.5)
52
(51.8)
56
(56.6)
46
(46.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
196
(188.1)
191
(186.6)
206
(202.5)
200
(192.1)
275
(267.8)
264
(259.3)
317
(305.2)
121
(116.5)
173
(166.2)
150
(146.9)
172
(168.7)
175
(173.6)
96
(95.6)
122
(123.4)
115
(116.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
179
(171.8)
183
(178.8)
188
(184.8)
191
(183.4)
208
(202.5)
201
(197.4)
234
(225.3)
264
(254.2)
228
(219.1)
198
(193.9)
214
(209.9)
219
(217.2)
248
(247.0)
243
(245.7)
182
(183.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
702
(673.9)
725
(708.2)
747
(734.5)
632
(607.0)
740
(720.5)
831
(816.2)
1,111
(1,069.5)
1,013
(975.6)
1,106
(1,062.7)
1,233
(1,207.5)
1,095
(1,073.8)
1,017
(1,008.8)
772
(768.9)
665
(672.5)
567
(572.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
2,241
(2,151.2)
2,284
(2,231.1)
2,470
(2,428.5)
2,129
(2,044.8)
2,106
(2,050.6)
2,062
(2,025.3)
2,280
(2,194.8)
1,853
(1,784.5)
2,245
(2,157.1)
2,404
(2,354.3)
2,311
(2,266.3)
2,093
(2,076.1)
1,794
(1,786.8)
1,719
(1,738.3)
1,607
(1,622.9)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
167
(160.3)
125
(122.1)
119
(117.0)
106
(101.8)
141
(137.3)
175
(171.9)
163
(156.9)
152
(146.4)
139
(133.6)
101
(98.9)
104
(102.0)
98
(97.2)
74
(73.7)
115
(116.3)
104
(105.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
41
(39.4)
33
(32.2)
28
(27.5)
35
(33.6)
38
(37.0)
44
(43.2)
48
(46.2)
20
(19.3)
46
(44.2)
32
(31.3)
27
(26.5)
24
(23.8)
39
(38.8)
31
(31.3)
29
(29.3)
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 280.5)296.6298.3306.1295.9321.9334.0393.1308.8348.1341.5332.5310.5270.6275.6242.4

City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes and violent crime more heavily. 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 399 registered sex offenders living in Erie, Pennsylvania as of December 14, 2018.
The ratio of number of residents in Erie to the number of sex offenders is 247 to 1.


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

See how dangerous Erie, PA is compared to nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Erie:

242.4
Wesleyville:

180.4
Lawrence Park:

29.2
North East:

143.7
Girard:

62.5
Lake City:

174.1
Edinboro:

73.9
Union City:

107.0
Albion:

230.3
Violent crime rate in 2016
Erie:

216.6
U.S. Average:

216.0

Violent crime rate in 2015
Erie:

259.4
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Erie:

243.0
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Erie:

260.9
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Erie:

267.7
U.S. Average:

214.5

Violent crime rate in 2011
Erie:

257.6
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Erie:

290.7
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Erie:

273.0
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Erie:

363.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Erie:

307.9
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Erie:

306.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Erie:

271.3
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Erie:

257.4
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Erie:

254.8
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Erie:

253.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Property crime rate in 2016
Erie:

211.4
U.S. Average:

216.6

Property crime rate in 2015
Erie:

238.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Erie:

254.2
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Erie:

320.1
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Erie:

343.4
U.S. Average:

267.3

Property crime rate in 2011
Erie:

374.1
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Erie:

340.4
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Erie:

306.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Erie:

347.2
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Erie:

290.3
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Erie:

267.2
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Erie:

238.9
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Erie:

283.5
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Erie:

269.2
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Erie:

264.2
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

City-data.com crime index

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2016, including police officers: 191 (169 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Pennsylvania average:

2.39

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 195 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.75
Pennsylvania average:

2.61

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 194 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.71
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 192 (170 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Pennsylvania average:

2.58

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 199 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.70
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 196 (172 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 199 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.66
Pennsylvania average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 202 (168 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.62
Pennsylvania average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 182 (161 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.55
Pennsylvania average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 204 (167 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.64
Pennsylvania average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 201 (173 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 206 (178 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 257 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

2.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 259 (209 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.02
Pennsylvania average:

2.85


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Erie

Full-time Law Enforcement Employees (per 1,000 residents)

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Zip codes: 16501, 16502, 16503, 16504, 16505, 16506, 16507, 16508, 16509, 16510, 16511, 16546.