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Johnstown, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 11,093 total crimes reported in Johnstown, Pennsylvania (1,522 of them violent). Of the 1,109 crimes that happen every year in Johnstown, nearly one-half occur less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Johnstown, Pennsylvania every 7 hours. This includes 21 murders, 61 rapes, and almost seven thousand thefts (including 619 auto thefts).

Crime Trends

Over the preceding 10 years, crime data were available in Johnstown, Pennsylvania for all 10 years. During that time frame, reported crime in Johnstown has lessened by 10%. During the same interval, violent crime decreased by 5%. On the whole, the crime figures reflect a slight reduction in crime over the last 10 years in Johnstown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to one thousand for Johnstown, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Johnstown, 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 cities like Johnstown, Pennsylvania (1999-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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