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

 

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Crime rate legend:
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 Low (50 - 199)
 Average (200 - 449)
 High (450 - 1000)
 Very high (> 1000)

Crime rates in Philadelphia by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
319
(22.0)
309
(20.4)
288
(18.9)
348
(23.3)
330
(22.2)
377
(25.6)
406
(27.7)
392
(27.3)
331
(23.0)
302
(19.5)
306
(19.6)
324
(21.2)
331
(21.5)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1,021
(70.3)
1,014
(66.8)
1,035
(67.9)
1,004
(67.1)
1,001
(67.4)
1,024
(69.5)
960
(65.5)
956
(66.6)
1,038
(72.0)
896
(57.9)
945
(60.6)
833
(54.4)
880
(57.2)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
10,425
(718.2)
9,604
(632.5)
8,869
(581.9)
9,617
(642.9)
9,757
(657.4)
10,069
(683.6)
10,971
(749.1)
10,258
(714.6)
9,618
(667.4)
9,037
(583.9)
8,363
(536.6)
8,246
(538.6)
7,984
(518.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
11,047
(761.1)
10,477
(690.0)
9,865
(647.2)
9,651
(645.2)
9,814
(661.2)
10,139
(688.4)
10,546
(720.1)
9,574
(666.9)
9,784
(678.9)
8,928
(576.9)
8,921
(572.5)
8,865
(579.1)
8,658
(562.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12,089
(832.9)
11,629
(765.9)
11,244
(737.7)
10,656
(712.3)
10,536
(709.9)
10,960
(744.1)
11,542
(788.1)
11,524
(802.8)
12,845
(891.3)
10,969
(708.8)
10,796
(692.8)
12,057
(787.6)
12,004
(780.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
46,952
(3,234.7)
45,318
(2,984.8)
38,789
(2,544.8)
37,864
(2,531.2)
37,808
(2,547.3)
38,039
(2,582.6)
39,413
(2,691.1)
39,167
(2,728.4)
40,681
(2,822.9)
37,941
(2,451.6)
39,924
(2,561.9)
40,113
(2,620.3)
38,592
(2,507.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
16,147
(1,112.4)
15,527
(1,022.7)
13,302
(872.7)
13,934
(931.5)
12,587
(848.1)
11,420
(775.3)
11,657
(795.9)
11,104
(773.5)
9,058
(628.5)
6,978
(450.9)
7,068
(453.5)
7,447
(486.5)
6,401
(415.9)
Arson
(per 100,000)
2,581
(177.8)
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City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)767.8697.8638.7667.9667.5687.8725.0704.1685.9577.1567.7579.7562.1
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 1,793 registered sex offenders living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Philadelphia to the number of sex offenders is 863 to 1.


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

562.1
Camden:

1,133.6
Narberth:

44.6
Merchantville:

175.8
Woodlynne:

532.4
Millbourne:

352.8
Palmyra:

206.4
Riverton:

106.4
Gloucester City:

239.2
Violent crime rate in 2012
Philadelphia:

660.9
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Philadelphia:

676.0
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Philadelphia:

674.9
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Philadelphia:

698.5
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Philadelphia:

815.8
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Philadelphia:

837.3
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Philadelphia:

882.2
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Philadelphia:

831.8
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Philadelphia:

795.3
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Philadelphia:

781.3
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Philadelphia:

742.7
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Philadelphia:

792.8
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Philadelphia:

880.6
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Philadelphia:

354.5
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Philadelphia:

372.8
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Philadelphia:

345.1
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Philadelphia:

342.3
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Philadelphia:

426.6
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Philadelphia:

425.9
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Philadelphia:

424.4
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Philadelphia:

406.5
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Philadelphia:

408.9
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Philadelphia:

421.5
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Philadelphia:

418.3
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Philadelphia:

470.0
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Philadelphia:

510.6
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Philadelphia, PA collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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

City-data.com crime rate per 100,000 population


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 7,360 (6,526 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.24
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 7,427 (6,625 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.33
Pennsylvania average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 7,532 (6,734 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.32
Pennsylvania average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 7,576 (6,722 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.34
Pennsylvania average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 7,623 (6,764 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.69
Pennsylvania average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 7,542 (6,714 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 7,510 (6,665 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.59
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 7,501 (6,636 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.55
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 7,704 (6,781 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.63
Pennsylvania average:

2.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 7,844 (6,932 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.59
Pennsylvania average:

2.85


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Philadelphia

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

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