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Center, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,874 total crimes reported in Center, Pennsylvania (188 of them violent). Of the 359 crimes that happen every year in Center, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Center, Pennsylvania 359 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 11 rapes, and greater than two thousand thefts (including 71 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Center, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Center, Pennsylvania for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Center has grown by 89%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 68%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic growth in crime over the last 8 years in Center. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than five hundred for Center, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Center, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Center, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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