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Abington, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

This page contains crime rates for Abington, Pennsylvania. You can look through the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime data over time, and see how Abington compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records information for Abington, Pennsylvania, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 13,288 total crimes reported in Abington, Pennsylvania (621 of them violent). Of the 1,329 crimes that take place per year in Abington, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Abington, Pennsylvania every 6 hours. This includes 4 murders, 48 rapes, and at least eleven thousand thefts (including 793 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Abington, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Abington has risen by 15%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 12%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 10 years in Abington. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Abington, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Abington, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Please take note that these graphs show reported crime rates and some sudden changes in crime data are the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Abington, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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