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Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,267 total crimes reported in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (139 of them violent). Of the 252 crimes that occur a year in Lower Pottsgrove, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania 252 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 16 rapes, and nearly two thousand thefts (including 127 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2004, as there were no data available for that year.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania for 9 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lower Pottsgrove increased by 31 percent. Over that same time frame, violent crime increased by 23 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 9 years in Lower Pottsgrove. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three hundred for Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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 Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania (1999-2003, 2005-2008)

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

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