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Crime rate in Pittsburgh, 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 Pittsburgh by Year

Type

2000

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
37
(10.5)
55
(16.1)
47
(13.7)
67
(20.0)
46
(13.8)
63
(19.0)
56
(17.3)
52
(16.7)
72
(23.2)
39
(12.5)
55
(17.6)
44
(14.3)
41
(13.1)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
128
(36.4)
134
(39.2)
148
(43.2)
136
(40.6)
99
(29.6)
117
(35.4)
102
(31.4)
129
(41.3)
136
(43.9)
116
(37.2)
66
(21.1)
67
(21.7)
47
(15.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1,585
(450.6)
1,384
(405.4)
1,616
(471.8)
1,635
(487.6)
1,602
(479.3)
1,617
(488.8)
1,722
(530.5)
1,596
(511.2)
1,541
(497.5)
1,367
(437.8)
1,190
(380.5)
1,126
(364.9)
1,134
(363.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1,517
(431.2)
1,391
(407.4)
1,983
(578.9)
1,721
(513.3)
1,992
(596.0)
1,588
(480.1)
1,593
(490.8)
1,678
(537.5)
1,609
(519.4)
1,565
(501.2)
1,499
(479.3)
1,239
(401.5)
1,125
(360.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
3,153
(896.3)
3,246
(950.8)
3,298
(962.8)
3,180
(948.4)
3,045
(911.0)
3,018
(912.4)
3,713
(1,143.9)
3,418
(1,094.9)
3,108
(1,003.4)
2,811
(900.3)
2,949
(943.0)
2,686
(870.4)
2,537
(812.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10,533
(2,994.3)
10,766
(3,153.4)
10,108
(2,951.0)
10,610
(3,164.3)
9,841
(2,944.4)
10,337
(3,125.0)
9,658
(2,975.3)
8,977
(2,875.6)
8,258
(2,666.0)
8,134
(2,605.1)
7,678
(2,455.1)
6,897
(2,234.9)
7,610
(2,438.2)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2,503
(711.5)
2,732
(800.2)
2,537
(740.7)
2,645
(788.8)
2,392
(715.7)
2,273
(687.2)
1,865
(574.5)
1,538
(492.7)
1,259
(406.4)
830
(265.8)
657
(210.1)
480
(155.5)
544
(174.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
150
(42.6)
173
(50.7)
114
(33.3)
97
(28.9)
87
(26.0)
55
(16.6)
70
(21.6)
79
(25.3)
98
(31.6)
146
(46.8)
154
(49.2)
195
(63.2)
248
(79.5)
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1)472.2483.7521.2533.6511.0510.9519.3515.9502.8438.7409.5368.2358.3
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 464 registered sex offenders living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania as of September 17, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pittsburgh to the number of sex offenders is 660 to 1.


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

358.3
Mount Oliver:

754.6
Green Tree:

69.3
Millvale:

189.2
Brentwood:

178.8
Homestead:

940.0
Dormont:

124.0
Edgewood:

359.6
McKees Rocks:

749.2
Violent crime rate in 2012
Pittsburgh:

372.6
U.S. Average:

214.0

Violent crime rate in 2011
Pittsburgh:

400.5
U.S. Average:

214.1

Violent crime rate in 2010
Pittsburgh:

449.3
U.S. Average:

223.2

Violent crime rate in 2009
Pittsburgh:

491.3
U.S. Average:

238.0

Violent crime rate in 2008
Pittsburgh:

553.4
U.S. Average:

252.4

Violent crime rate in 2007
Pittsburgh:

553.5
U.S. Average:

259.7

Violent crime rate in 2006
Pittsburgh:

532.8
U.S. Average:

264.1

Violent crime rate in 2005
Pittsburgh:

515.6
U.S. Average:

258.9

Violent crime rate in 2004
Pittsburgh:

549.6
U.S. Average:

256.0

Violent crime rate in 2003
Pittsburgh:

536.9
U.S. Average:

262.6

Violent crime rate in 2002
Pittsburgh:

550.8
U.S. Average:

272.2

Violent crime rate in 2001
Pittsburgh:

441.6
U.S. Average:

276.6

Violent crime rate in 2000
Pittsburgh:

460.5
U.S. Average:

277.6

Property crime rate in 2012
Pittsburgh:

287.0
U.S. Average:

266.5

Property crime rate in 2011
Pittsburgh:

285.7
U.S. Average:

273.5

Property crime rate in 2010
Pittsburgh:

316.8
U.S. Average:

276.4

Property crime rate in 2009
Pittsburgh:

323.6
U.S. Average:

285.6

Property crime rate in 2008
Pittsburgh:

365.0
U.S. Average:

302.2

Property crime rate in 2007
Pittsburgh:

403.5
U.S. Average:

309.2

Property crime rate in 2006
Pittsburgh:

428.5
U.S. Average:

317.3

Property crime rate in 2005
Pittsburgh:

408.3
U.S. Average:

322.3

Property crime rate in 2004
Pittsburgh:

403.6
U.S. Average:

327.4

Property crime rate in 2003
Pittsburgh:

430.8
U.S. Average:

334.1

Property crime rate in 2002
Pittsburgh:

417.0
U.S. Average:

336.9

Property crime rate in 2001
Pittsburgh:

432.3
U.S. Average:

337.2

Property crime rate in 2000
Pittsburgh:

402.6
U.S. Average:

331.5



Latest news about crime in Pittsburgh, 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

Arson per 100,000 population

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


Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 947 (886 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 943 (880 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.85
Pennsylvania average:

2.71

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 954 (887 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.84
Pennsylvania average:

2.62

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2009, including police officers: 976 (914 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Pennsylvania average:

2.63

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 912 (850 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.74
Pennsylvania average:

2.67

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2007, including police officers: 912 (850 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.72
Pennsylvania average:

2.76

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2006, including police officers: 910 (848 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.53
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2005, including police officers: 943 (880 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Pennsylvania average:

2.79

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2004, including police officers: 959 (877 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Pennsylvania average:

2.81

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 981 (896 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.68
Pennsylvania average:

2.85


Full-time Law Enforcement Employees in Pittsburgh

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