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Emmaus, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 3,408 total crimes reported in Emmaus, Pennsylvania (208 of them violent). Of the 341 crimes that take place per year in Emmaus, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Emmaus, Pennsylvania 341 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 25 rapes, and just about three thousand thefts (including 98 car thefts).

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Emmaus, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Emmaus has risen by 33%. Throughout that same period of time, violent crime climbed by 83%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general rise in crime over the last 10 years in Emmaus. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit four hundred for Emmaus, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Emmaus, 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 Emmaus, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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