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Foster, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 360 total crimes reported in Foster, Pennsylvania (23 of them violent). Of the 45 crimes that occur a year in Foster, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Foster, Pennsylvania 45 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 4 rapes, and nearly three hundred thefts (including 17 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Foster, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999 or 2000, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Foster, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Foster increased by 24 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime did not change. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual decrease in crime over the last 8 years in Foster. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to forty for Foster, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Foster, Pennsylvania (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 Foster, Pennsylvania (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

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