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


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

Crime rate in Nazareth, PA

The 2018 crime rate in Nazareth, PA was 63 (City-Data.com crime index), which was 4.3 times smaller than the U.S. average. It was higher than in 23.4% of U.S. cities. The 2018 Nazareth crime rate fell by 30% compared to 2017. In the last 5 years Nazareth has seen a decrease in violent crime and in property crime.
See how dangerous Nazareth, PA is compared to the nearest cities:
(Note: Higher means more crime)
Nazareth:

63.4
Stockertown:

48.0
Tatamy:

3.5
Wilson:

352.6
Easton:

142.4
Wind Gap:

101.5
Phillipsburg:

217.7
Freemansburg:

20.6
Bethlehem:

168.0
City-Data.com crime index
Crime rates in Nazareth by year

Type

2012

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(34.7)
2
(35.0)
2
(35.1)
4
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(34.7)
1
(17.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.5)
1
(17.6)
1
(17.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
18
(312.1)
14
(245.1)
11
(193.1)
14
(245.4)
5
(88.1)
2
(35.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
5
(86.7)
20
(350.1)
1
(17.6)
11
(192.8)
7
(123.3)
4
(70.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
85
(1,474)
53
(927.7)
55
(965.4)
48
(841.2)
62
(1,093)
46
(806.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.6)
2
(35.1)
5
(88.1)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(17.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)167.0143.9108.0160.482.363.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes 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 6 registered sex offenders living in Nazareth, Pennsylvania as of January 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nazareth is 956 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
Nazareth:

43.8
U.S. Average:

207.3

Violent crime rate in 2017
Nazareth:

52.9
U.S. Average:

215.2

Violent crime rate in 2015
Nazareth:

201.5
U.S. Average:

208.5

Violent crime rate in 2014
Nazareth:

131.6
U.S. Average:

200.7

Violent crime rate in 2013
Nazareth:

166.3
U.S. Average:

204.3

Violent crime rate in 2012
Nazareth:

208.1
U.S. Average:

214.5

Property crime rate in 2018
Nazareth:

54.3
U.S. Average:

189.3

Property crime rate in 2017
Nazareth:

92.5
U.S. Average:

206.4

Property crime rate in 2015
Nazareth:

85.9
U.S. Average:

221.5

Property crime rate in 2014
Nazareth:

54.4
U.S. Average:

230.8

Property crime rate in 2013
Nazareth:

116.4
U.S. Average:

250.4

Property crime rate in 2012
Nazareth:

93.6
U.S. Average:

267.3
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: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.05
Pennsylvania average:

1.88

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2017, including police officers: 8 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Pennsylvania average:

1.90

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2015, including police officers: 6 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.88
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.53
Pennsylvania average:

1.99

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.53
Pennsylvania average:

1.95

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.35
Pennsylvania average:

1.98

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

Zip codes: 18064.