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Hampden, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,545 total crimes reported in Hampden, Pennsylvania (136 of them violent). Of the 364 crimes that take place per year in Hampden, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Hampden, Pennsylvania 364 times a year.

Total Crime in Hampden, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2004, 2007-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2001, 2005 or 2006, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Hampden, Pennsylvania for 7 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Hampden has been reduced by 174%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 1025%. By and large, the crime data indicate a significant improvement in crime over the last 7 years in Hampden. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one hundred for Hampden, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Hampden, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2004, 2007-2008)

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 Hampden, Pennsylvania (1999-2000, 2002-2004, 2007-2008)

You are discouraged against over-analyzing ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a certain location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or disparities in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual table bars to see crime rates in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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