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Ferguson, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 1,746 total crimes reported in Ferguson, Pennsylvania (76 of them violent). Of the 194 crimes that transpire each year in Ferguson, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Ferguson, Pennsylvania 194 times a year.

Total Crime in Ferguson, 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

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Ferguson, Pennsylvania for 9 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Ferguson has climbed by 23 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 18 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow worsening in crime over the last 9 years in Ferguson. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit over two hundred for Ferguson, Pennsylvania in 2009.

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

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

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

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Crime Data Information

Ferguson, Pennsylvania law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Ferguson 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.