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Indiana County, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 9,033 total crimes reported in Indiana County, Pennsylvania (964 of them violent). Of the 903 crimes that happen every year in Indiana County, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Indiana County, Pennsylvania every 9 hours. This includes 11 murders, 121 rapes, and almost seven thousand thefts (including 268 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Indiana County, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Indiana County has grown by 37%. During that same interval, violent crime grew by 63%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight growth in crime over the last 10 years in Indiana County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit greater than one thousand for Indiana County, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Indiana County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Keep in mind that these graphs show reported crime numbers and certain sharp changes in crime figures might be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Indiana County, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

Users are warned against reading into ranking data to decide 'how dangerous' a given location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or variations in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual chart bars to see crime numbers in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

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

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