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Darby, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2000 and 2008 there were 8,138 total crimes reported in Darby, Pennsylvania (2,808 of them violent). Of the 1,017 crimes that happen every year in Darby, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Darby, Pennsylvania every 8 hours. This includes 6 murders, 100 rapes, and almost four thousand thefts (including 659 auto thefts).

Total Crime in Darby, Pennsylvania (2000, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Darby, Pennsylvania for 8 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Darby has grown by 22%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 39%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a dramatic reduction in crime over the last 8 years in Darby. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to nine hundred for Darby, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Darby, Pennsylvania (2000, 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 Darby, Pennsylvania (2000, 2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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