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Kutztown, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 2001 and 2008 there were 1,602 total crimes reported in Kutztown, Pennsylvania (105 of them violent). Of the 200 crimes that take place per year in Kutztown, close to 50% transpire less than one mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Kutztown, Pennsylvania 200 times a year. This includes 1 murder, 15 rapes, and at least one thousand thefts (including 83 car thefts).

Total Crime in Kutztown, 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

In the course of the most recent 10 years, crime data were available in Kutztown, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Throughout that period, reported crime in Kutztown has been reduced by 29%. Throughout the same period of time, violent crime improved by 44%. By and large, the crime data indicate a general improvement in crime over the last 8 years in Kutztown. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to two hundred for Kutztown, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends in Kutztown, Pennsylvania (2001-2008)

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

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Crime Data Information

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