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Doylestown, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,875 total crimes reported in Doylestown, Pennsylvania (289 of them violent). Of the 431 crimes that occur a year in Doylestown, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Doylestown, Pennsylvania every 20 hours.

Total Crime in Doylestown, Pennsylvania (1999, 2001-2008)

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

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Doylestown, Pennsylvania for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Doylestown increased by 75 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 73 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a sudden increase in crime over the last 9 years in Doylestown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than one thousand for Doylestown, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Doylestown, Pennsylvania (1999, 2001-2008)

Remember that these graphs show reported crime figures and some step offs in crime numbers may be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in cities like Doylestown, Pennsylvania (1999, 2001-2008)

Visitors are cautioned against interpreting ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or differences in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual graph bars to see crime figures in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Doylestown, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Doylestown conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.