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Lower Providence, Pennsylvania Crime Statistics

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

Total Crime

Between 1999 and 2008 there were 2,606 total crimes reported in Lower Providence, Pennsylvania (100 of them violent). Of the 326 crimes that occur a year in Lower Providence, almost half happen less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Lower Providence, Pennsylvania 326 times a year. This includes 2 murders, 15 rapes, and more than two thousand thefts (including 139 motor vehicle thefts).

Total Crime in Lower Providence, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

During the previous 10 years, crime data were available in Lower Providence, Pennsylvania for 8 years. Over that interval, reported crime in Lower Providence decreased by 1 percent. Over the same time frame, violent crime fell by 44 percent. Overall, the crime numbers reveal a gradual increase in crime over the last 8 years in Lower Providence. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could hit more than three hundred for Lower Providence, Pennsylvania in 2009.

Crime Trends Lower Providence, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

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 Providence, Pennsylvania (1999, 2002-2008)

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Crime Data Information

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